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Re: MathML support in Wikipedia

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@hoplahup.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:09:50 +0200
Cc: LaTeXML project <project-latexml@lists.jacobs-university.de>, www-math@w3.org
Message-Id: <877B2E89-8C2E-4CBD-964E-2F3012CE53BE@hoplahup.net>
To: Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr>
Fred you've lost me.
Are you meaning Wikipedia is scheduled to migrate to MathML?

Moritz, why are you not situating your attempts wrt Blahtex? This one was designed for Wikipedia.

thanks

paul



On 17 oct. 2014, at 13:23, Frédéric WANG <fred.wang@free.fr> wrote:

> 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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