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Re: [MathML4] Removing some deprecated attributes

From: Frédéric Wang <fwang@igalia.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:06:42 +0100
To: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <c57cd463-0508-d6e9-4953-555317d58be2@igalia.com>
On 03/08/2016 10:07, Frédéric Wang wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The following attributes are deprecated in MathML3. Some of them are
> still implemented in Gecko and WebKit. If they are no longer used, it
> would be good to do some clean up by removing the support. Also they
> should probably be removed from a specification focusing on core features.
>
> About deprecated features, the recommendation says that "However, all
> (MathML-input-conformant) tools are encouraged to support the old forms
> as much as possible.". This is bad because supported features encourages
> authors to use them.
>
> 1) general attribute: other.
>
> 2) math attributes: macros, mode. mode is supported in Gecko.
>
> 3) mglyph attributes: fontfamily, index.
>
> 4) token elements attributes: fontfamily, fontweight, fontstyle,
> fontsize, color, background. These are supported in Gecko and WebKit
> (although the latter does not make them of lower priority than thei
> non-deprecated replacements).
>
> 5) deprecated namedspace attributes: veryverythinmathspace,
> verythinmathspace, thinmathspace, mediummathspace, thickmathspace,
> verythickmathspace, veryverythickmathspace. This used to be implemented
> in Gecko but is now removed.
>
> Frédéric
>
>
>
Moved to https://github.com/mathml-refresh/mathml/issues/5

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Frédéric Wang
Received on Friday, 22 February 2019 14:07:14 UTC

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