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RE: MathML-in-HTML5

From: Paul Topping <pault@dessci.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 16:59:20 -0700
Message-ID: <D1EFB337111B674B8F1BE155B01C6DD6013A74F3@franklin.corp.dessci>
To: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Roger B. Sidje" <rbs@maths.uq.edu.au>
Cc: <www-math@w3.org>, <dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org>, "David Carlisle" <davidc@nag.co.uk>

This has not been a problem so far. We usually produce MathML from
interactive tools with an "m" namespace prefix. If XML islands really
caught on, this might be a problem. Then we'd just change our default
prefix to "mml" or even "mathml".

> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:dev-tech-mathml-bounces@lists.mozilla.org] On Behalf 
> Of Ian Hickson
> Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2006 4:43 PM
> To: Roger B. Sidje
> Cc: www-math@w3.org; dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org; David Carlisle
> Subject: Re: MathML-in-HTML5
> 
> On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Roger B. Sidje wrote:
> >
> > On 4/10/2006 9:19 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> > > 
> > > So basically, it's the same as tag soup. I don't really see an 
> > > advantage to going down that route (with its complexities like 
> > > namespace prefixes, etc)
> > 
> > Is it because you are thinking globally w.r.t. multiple mixings?
> 
> No. It's just that anything with namespaces causes authors 
> confusion. I 
> don't see the advantages here outweighing the disadvantages.
> 
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