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MathML Refresh Community Group Launched

From: <public-council@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:29:59 +0000
To: "Bert Bos" <bert@w3.org>,"Frédéric Wang" <fwang@igalia.com>,"Moritz Schubotz" <w3c@ckurs.de>,"David Carlisle" <davidc@nag.co.uk>,"Charles LaPierre" <charlesl@benetech.org>,"Daniel Marques" <dani31415@gmail.com>,"Neil Soiffer" <neil.soiffer@gmail.com>,"Patrick D F Ion" <pion@umich.edu>,"Manuel Rego Casasnovas" <rego@igalia.com>,
Cc: public-council@w3.org
Message-Id: <E1gmipD-0000XK-Lp@asterion.w3.org>
With your support, the MathML Refresh Community Group has been launched:
  http://www.w3.org/community/mathml4/

This group was originally proposed on 2019-01-15
by Neil Soiffer. The following people supported its
creation: 
      Bert Bos
      Frédéric Wang
      Moritz Schubotz
      David Carlisle
      Charles LaPierre
      Daniel Marques
      Neil Soiffer
      Patrick D F Ion
      Manuel Rego Casasnovas
  

To join the group, please use:
 http://www.w3.org/community/mathml4/join

Please note that supporting a group is different from joining
a group. Supporters must also enroll if they wish to participate.

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MathML first became a W3C recommendation in 1998. It has wide support in
the publishing industry and with assistive technology. MathML has had
several updates, but is showing its age and needs to be updated. This
group will focus on changes to the MathML 3 recommendation so that it
better aligns with the current web environment, eases the burden on
browser implementations, and increases support for assistive technology.
The group will propose a new revision for MathML, potentially with
profiles for browsers, publishers, and other subgroups such as authors
or online tests. The group will also develop tests so that
authors/publishers can be confident that what they see as an author is
what the user will see as a reader when the same font is used.

Participation is encouraged if you are in involved in publishing,
authoring, or rendering math. The group strongly encourages the
participation of those involved with browser implementations, 
recommendations, and APIs that potentially affect the rendering of math.

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Thank you,

W3C Community Development Team
Received on Thursday, 24 January 2019 17:30:23 UTC

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