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RE: support of MathML in Safari?

From: Daniel Jamous <jamous@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 09:10:19 -0400
Message-Id: <5.1.0.14.2.20040412090237.00b9ba60@hesiod>
To: Paul Topping <pault@dessci.com>
Cc: "'www-math@w3.org'" <www-math@w3.org>

Dear Paul,

Thank you very much for your response.

I will try to see if there's anything we can do in this regard.

Just a follow-up question: from a technical point of view, what would be 
the requirements for Safari to be able to support MathPlayer?

Thanks,

Daniel

At 02:27 PM 4/8/2004 -0700, Paul Topping wrote:
>Daniel,
>
>We at Design Science would like to help in this effort. We would like to be
>able to create a version of MathPlayer that works inside Safari and offer it
>for free just as we do for Internet Explorer. We have been in contact with
>someone at Apple that has promised to put us in contact with the Safari team
>but that has not happened yet. Last time I looked, Safari had not committed
>to supporting XML or to a plug-in interface rich enough to make MathPlayer
>possible. But these things should not be insurmountable barriers and the
>sooner we start addressing them the better.
>
>The best thing that you and others on the www-math list can do is to tell
>the Safari people how important MathML support in Safari is. I suspect that
>MathML support is somewhere on a long wish list of Safari enhancements.
>Input from parties other than those who stand to profit from the success of
>MathML can help move it higher on that list.
>
>Paul
>
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Daniel Jamous [mailto:jamous@MIT.EDU]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2004 1:29 PM
> > To: www-math@w3.org
> > Subject: support of MathML in Safari?
> >
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > I'm just wondering if anyone knows whether there are plans to
> > support MathML in future versions of Apple's browser Safari.
> >
> > Thanks for any info you can share.
> >
> > Daniel Jamous
> > Academic Computing -- MIT
> >
Received on Monday, 12 April 2004 09:10:29 GMT

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