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Re: MathML support in Wikipedia

From: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:23:16 +0200
Message-ID: <5440FC24.8010205@free.fr>
To: LaTeXML project <project-latexml@lists.jacobs-university.de>, www-math@w3.org
Just to clarify,
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki_1.25/Roadmap#Schedule_for_the_deployments
indicates the following deployment schedule:

Thursday, 16 October 2014 => MediaWiki.org; testwiki; test2wiki;
testwikidatawiki
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 => All non-Wikipedia sites
(Wiktionary, Wikisource, Wikinews, Wikibooks, Wikiquote, Wikiversity,
Wikivoyage, and a few other sites)
Thursday, 23 October 2014 => All Wikipedias

Le 16/10/2014 17:12, Physikerwelt a écrit :
> Dear all,
>
> Since the time when TeX markup was announced on Wikipedia back in 2003
> [1], it was always intended to replace PNG images by a better way to
> render mathematical formulae. We added a mode to produce MathML
> formulae, which can be better integrated into the text (scalability,
> alignment, styling,  etc.), is accessible to people with disabilities
> and improves page loading speed.
>
> This will enhance your experience if you use an HTML5 compatible
> browser like Firefox, or MathML aware accessibility tools (such as
> screen readers). But even for MathML-disabled browsers such as the
> current version of Chrome, we provide an SVG fallback that will bring
> significant improvements.
>
> In addition, we would like to highlight the following features
>
> 1.       Accessibility support
> 2.       Differentiation between display and inline styles
> 3.       Improved alignment
> 4.       Unique IDs
>
> Visit http://math-preview.wmflabs.org/ for further information and
> demos of the aforementioned features or read our research paper [2]
> for additional background information.
>
> The mathoid Team
>
> gwicke (Gabriel Wicke), physikerwelt (Moritz Schubotz)
>
> Thanks to everybody who supported us with our developments e.g:
> Frédéric Wang, Peter Krautzberger, Davide P. Cervone, Howard Cohl,
> Bruce Miller, Michael Kohlhase, Deyan Ginev, Volker Sorge, Gerardo
> Capiel, Alexandros Kosiaris, C. Scott Ananian, Derk-Jan Hartman …
>
> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Help:Displaying_a_formula\&oldid=15233
> [2] http://arxiv.org/pdf/1404.6179v1.pdf
>
> Moritz Schubotz
> TU Berlin, Fakultät IV
> DIMA - Sekr. EN7
> Raum EN742
> Einsteinufer 17
> D-10587 Berlin
> Germany
>
> Tel.: +49 30 314 22784
> Mobil.: +49 1578 047 1397
> Fax:  +49 30 314 21601
> E-Mail: schubotz@tu-berlin.de
> Skype: Schubi87
> ICQ: 200302764
> Msn: Moritz@Schubotz.de
>
>
>


-- 
Frédéric Wang
maths-informatique-jeux.com/blog/frederic
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