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[whatwg] Mathematics in HTML5

From: Håkon Wium Lie <howcome@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006 11:24:38 +0200
Message-ID: <17536.982.857897.583246@localhost.localdomain>
Also sprach White Lynx:

 > Making decision is up to WHAT WG, you can follow W3C line that so
 > far brought nothing good to scientific web (which turned into bunch
 > of PDF/PS/DJVU files) or (even without much afforts) you can solve
 > longstanding problem of embedding mathematics in HTML. If WHAT WG
 > will pay attention to interests of mathematical community, we are
 > ready to do essential part of technical work needed to incorporate
 > mathematical markup in HTML 5, like writing DTDs, default style
 > sheets, documentation, test cases etc.

I think you make a compelling case for adding math to HTML the simple
way. Personally, I'm open to adding it to HTML5. How much would it add
to the specification?

              H?kon Wium Lie                          CTO ??e??
howcome at opera.com                  http://people.opera.com/howcome
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