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[whatwg] Mathematics in HTML5

From: White Lynx <whitelynx@operamail.com>
Date: Thu, 08 Jun 2006 11:29:43 +0400
Message-ID: <20060608072943.254E27B5F3@ws5-10.us4.outblaze.com>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> I would say MathML is not widely used because MathML doesn't work in HTML, 
> personally. If we made MathML work in HTML, possibly with rules that make 
> the syntax easier (by implying tags as I suggested earlier), then that 
> might well change, especially given that one UA already has extensive 
> and high-quality support for MathML.
This would not solve problems that come from  interaction of MathML and CSS.
Verbosity is one of the factors that undermines MathML, not the only one.

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