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RE: Wanted: MathML examples for use testing of MathML to speech

From: J.Fine <j.fine@open.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:42:35 +0100
To: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
Message-ID: <1AB2D55988D3F6469FAEDA8A8413BF2C1DF8B7@KIELDERCMS1.open.ac.uk>
Hello Bruce

I am a programmer.  I want deal with formulas and other data wholesale, not retail.  When it's not easy to download the formulas, and when there is in any case no clear license that allows me to use them in open source software as test data, then it's not a route I want to go down.

If dlmf.nist.gov is willing to make the MathML formulas avaiable in a form I can use, I will happily use them, and thank you also.  But otherwise, no.

By the way, I think Abramowitz and Stegun is a great book.  Not special functions as someone (Richard Askey?) said, but useful functions.

With best regards


Jonathan

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Miller [mailto:bruce.miller@nist.gov]
> Sent: 29 September 2011 16:34
> To: J.Fine
> Cc: www-math@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Wanted: MathML examples for use testing of
> MathML to speech
>
> On 09/29/2011 10:45 AM, J.Fine wrote:
> >> Of if you want more
> >> realistic examples in context, any pages out of
> >>
> >> http://dlmf.nist.gov/
> >
> > Again, I can't download them.  I did try a search:
> > http://dlmf.nist.gov/search/search?q=download
>
> Sure you can, just not like that.
>
> You can scrape the pages, but you have to fool the server
> into sending you xhtml instead of html (Left as exercise...)
>
> For the numbered equations, you can download various
> Encodings, including pMML, from the "Info" boxes.  (hover
> mouse over the little "i", or click, or...)
>
> bruce
>
>

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