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Re: Exploring new vocabularies for HTML

From: Michael Kohlhase <m.kohlhase@jacobs-university.de>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 16:16:31 +0200
Message-ID: <47EFA0BF.7020900@jacobs-university.de>
To: David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>
CC: hsivonen@iki.fi, public-html@w3.org, www-math@w3.org

David Carlisle wrote
>> What I think is problematic is using product-specific formats instead
>> of Content MathML. 
> yes it is problematic. In MathML3 we're trying (slowly) to formalize the
> specification of the annotations used (usual diffiulties surrounding
> whether we should use the legacy names or new ones based on mime tyes or
> namespaces or..., but that doesn't directly concern this thread)
> personally I think there would be some hope of agreement along the lines
> of specifying that html+mathml used a profile of mathml that only
> allowed content mathml as a annotation-xml (so renderers only need
> understand presentation mathml) but that annottation-xml was confined to
> just this one use.
Since we are all speaking just for ourselves, let me say that this 
sounds like a good way to go forward. I am no more of a friend of 
vendor-specific markup than you are.


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