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Re: Fwd: [mathjax-dev] Requesting feedback about usefulness of MathML

From: Arthur Ralfs <arthur@mathbrane.ca>
Date: Thu, 09 May 2013 09:56:50 -0700
Message-ID: <518BD552.7080608@mathbrane.ca>
To: Mozilla Math Developers <dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org>
CC: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>, axiom-developer@nongnu.org, open-axiom-devel@lists.sourceforge.net, fricas-devel@googlegroups.com
On 05/08/2013 07:51 PM, William F Hammond wrote:
> Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr> writes:
>
>> Forwarding this message to relevant mailing lists.
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: 	[mathjax-dev] Requesting feedback about usefulness of MathML
>> Date: 	Sun, 5 May 2013 10:18:39 -0700 (PDT)
>> From: 	Benoit Jacob <jacob.benoit.1@gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: 	mathjax-dev@googlegroups.com
>> To: 	mathjax-dev@googlegroups.com
>>
>> Dear MathJax community:
>>
>> There is a conversation at the moment on a Mozilla mailing list
>> regarding the usefulness of MathML:
>>
>> http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.platform/browse_thread/thread/f7a759c358d74ef3#
>>
>
>
> Rather disappointing if not alarming.
>
> It seems to be a long list of reasons by a Mozilla developer in
> support of the proposition that Mozilla should discontinue its native
> support for MathML.
>
> The cited url failed for me.  But go to
> http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.platform/
> and look for the thread (more than 50 posts) -- that I don't
> have time to read now.
>
>                                       -- Bill

It would be very disappointing to me if Firefox dropped MathML.  However 
the case for dropping it is being made by one developer, Benoit Jacob, 
and, upon my somewhat cursory perusal of the thread, he doesn't seem to 
get much support.

Thanks for the heads up on this.

Arthur Ralfs
Received on Thursday, 9 May 2013 20:22:52 UTC

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