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Re: Important information about the MathML fonts in Gecko 31

From: William F Hammond <hammond@csc.albany.edu>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2014 02:51:54 -0400
To: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
Cc: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>, latexML project <project-latexml@lysander.jacobs-university.de>, Mozilla Math Developers <dev-tech-mathml@lists.mozilla.org>
Message-ID: <i77g3551it.fsf@hilbert.math.albany.edu>
Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr> writes:

> ...  The old
> math fonts (e.g. MathJax TeX, STIX General) are now
> deprecated in favor of the modern OpenType math fonts
> (e.g. Latin Modern Math, XITS Math, Cambria Math). There are
> still some known bugs/limitations in Gecko, math fonts and
> systems so that might take some time before the migration
> can be fully done. However, note that we plan to remove
> support for the old fonts in a near future, so please
> upgrade your setup as soon as possible and report any issues
> you find. ...

Why should it be necessary to remove support for old
fonts just because new things will be supported?

                                    -- Bill
Received on Tuesday, 22 July 2014 06:53:42 UTC

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