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RE: MathML-in-HTML5

From: Paul Topping <pault@dessci.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 17:16:43 -0700
Message-ID: <D1EFB337111B674B8F1BE155B01C6DD6013A74F6@franklin.corp.dessci>
To: "Roger B. Sidje" <rbs@maths.uq.edu.au>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, <www-math@w3.org>, <dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org>, "David Carlisle" <davidc@nag.co.uk>

Yes, that's part of the namespace declaration. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger B. Sidje [mailto:rbs@maths.uq.edu.au] 
> Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2006 5:06 PM
> To: Paul Topping
> Cc: Ian Hickson; www-math@w3.org; 
> dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org; David Carlisle
> Subject: Re: MathML-in-HTML5
> 
> That example wasn't suggesting anything special about the literal "m" 
> indeed -- what it instead suggested was that the prefix 
> string had to be 
> declared in the <html>. Right?
> ---
> RBS.
> 
> 
> On 4/10/2006 9:56 AM, Paul Topping wrote:
> 
> > IE handles multiple namespaces in HTML+XML. There is nothing special
> > about the "m". To my knowledge, it doesn't handle nested 
> XML islands,
> > though.  
> > 
> > 
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: dev-tech-mathml-bounces@lists.mozilla.org 
> >>[mailto:dev-tech-mathml-bounces@lists.mozilla.org] On Behalf 
> >>Of Roger B. Sidje
> >>Sent: Tuesday, October 03, 2006 4:41 PM
> >>To: Ian Hickson
> >>Cc: www-math@w3.org; dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org; 
> David Carlisle
> >>Subject: Re: MathML-in-HTML5
> >>
> >>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)
> >>
> >>One could also think that prefixed tags are random tags in general.
> >>
> >>Is it because you are thinking globally w.r.t. multiple 
> >>mixings? Such as
> >><m:tag> <n:tag>...</n:tag> </m:tag>?
> >>
> >>(I am not sure what IE does if n: is attached to a plug-in.)
> >>
> >>If it just for the single MathML containment, the starting 
> >>patch that I 
> >>made emulates what IE+MathPlayer does:
> >>
> >><html xmlns:m="mathml-namespace">, then
> >><m:math>...</m:math> in the document
> >>
> >>or
> >>
> >><math xmlns="mathml-namespace">...</math>
> >>with no need for a declaration in <html>
> >>
> >>(So it is a proof-of-concept of that emulation, and as the 
> >>patch showed, 
> >>not that invasive to emulate.)
> >>---
> >>RBS
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> >>
> > 
> > 
> 
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