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Re: MathML won't display (or: what triggers mathplayer behaviour?)

From: Richard Kaye <R.W.Kaye@bham.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 18 May 2007 15:35:34 +0100
To: Chris Chiasson <chris@chiasson.name>
Cc: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <1179498934.24888.21.camel@mat140.bham.ac.uk>

Thanks for that, Chris. No there's no browser sniffing or content
negotiation.   Your mail crossed with one I just sent
in which I wondered if this was the problem. 

Richard

On Fri, 2007-05-18 at 09:20 -0500, Chris Chiasson wrote:
> This is the content-type header (sent to Firefox, but you aren't doing
> any browser sniffing or content negotiation - are you?):
> 
> Content-Type: application/xhtml+xml;charset=UTF-8
> 
> The MathPlayer people said this prevents it from firing:
> 
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-math/2006Nov/0071.html
> 
> On 5/18/07, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> >
> > > This is strange, as there should be enough stuff there to
> > > trigger Mathplayer into action
> >
> > I'd have thought so too, only thing I can think of is that IE isn't
> > taking note of the server specified mime type because of the ? query
> > string. IE is known to have some odd heuristics in that area, but I'm not
> > sure how to test that
> >
> > As an aside, to get mathml into a blog (blogger) over which I had less
> > control (It always serves as text/html as far as I can see) I found
> > Peter Jipsen's script quite useful.
> >
> > http://dpcarlisle.blogspot.com/2007/04/as-mentioned-in-earlier-post-im.html
> >
> > David
> >
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