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RE: MathML-in-HTML5

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 4 Oct 2006 19:58:21 +0000 (UTC)
To: Robert Miner <robertm@dessci.com>
Cc: "Roger B. Sidje" <rbs@maths.uq.edu.au>, Paul Topping <pault@dessci.com>, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, www-math@w3.org, dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0610041958040.25753@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 4 Oct 2006, Robert Miner wrote:
> 
> 1) On the html tag, you must declare a namespace prefix:  <html 
> xmlns:m="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML">
> 
> 2) Before the first equation, you need to identify the extension 
> renderer via an OBJECT tag: <OBJECT CLASSID="..." ID="foo"</OBJECT>
> 
> 3) Associate the extension with the prefix using a processing 
> instruction: <?IMPORT NAMESPACE="M" IMPLEMENTATION="foo" ?>
> 
> 4) Use the namespace prfix on your math tags: <m:math>...</m:math>
> 
> I'm assuming that for backward compatibility, HTML5 will tolerate 2 & 3, 
> and what is under discussion is whether to tolerate 1&4.  Is this 
> correct?

What do you mean by "tolerate"?

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