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Re: HOWTO implement cross-browser-compatible MathML

From: William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: 16 Oct 2002 17:41:20 -0400
To: www-math@w3.org
Message-ID: <i7lm4y3vun.fsf@hilbert.math.albany.edu>

Ka-Ping --

> On 16 Oct 2002, William F Hammond wrote:
> > In fact, that we have a working cross-platform technique is something
> > short of a miracle.  (Thanks to David Carlisle for it.)
> We had a working cross-platform technique over six years ago.
> (And it still works today.)
>     http://minse.org/

Yes, I guess minse was around that long ago.

But in the context of the question I think that "cross-platform" means
native user agent rendering of XHTML+MathML under Amaya, all
platforms, Mozilla 1.0, all platforms, NetScape 7.0, all platforms, IE
6.0 + MathPlayer plugin for win32 and MacOS, and cooperating Gecko
based user agents.

("All platforms" is not literally true: it means *ix, win32, and Mac.)

Most of these user agents simply were not handling MathML six years

                                    -- Bill
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