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Re: Math and MathML [browser support]

From: <juanrgonzaleza@canonicalscience.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Jul 2006 04:48:49 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <3150.217.124.69.242.1153136929.squirrel@webmail.canonicalscience.com>
To: <www-math@w3.org>

Patrick Ion said:
> [Note to all:  I decided to chop up my comments into sections
> since otherwise this would be another very long message.]
>
> Dear Juan,
>
>>>
>>> Yes, _today_ (but not then) _many_ (but not most, if you take market
>>> share into account) browsers have _decent_ (but neither complete, nor
>>> consistent) implementation of CSS.
>>
>> Then _none_ browser had support for MathML. Instead promoting MathML
>> support, CSS would be improved and promoted _then_.
>>
> Actually, there is growing browser support for MathML.

And cannot be compared with CSS support.

> It does not follow from the present situation that only the
> improvement of
> CSS handling should be expected, or that only that should be called for.

For instance, whereas MSIE continues ignoring native support for MathML
(you need a third-party plugin), they have announced increasing support
for CSS 2 in last version of the browser.

>
> Patrick

Juan R.

Center for CANONICAL| SCIENCE)
Received on Monday, 17 July 2006 11:49:07 GMT

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