- From: Stephen Watt <smwatt@gmail.com>
- Date: Sun, 11 Dec 2022 19:01:57 -0500
- To: Neil Soiffer <soiffer@alum.mit.edu>, Deyan Ginev <deyan.ginev@gmail.com>
- Cc: "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
- Message-ID: <CALozgshMhVKFsqjF6E_rt_-4bacU_fp4+AjO41QgjADyyu3Ovw@mail.gmail.com>

Thanks for sharing this, Neil. It is nice to see that all of the pieces that we have written for 25 years have been enough to seed this description. Deyan, your follow ups were instructive and a lot of fun! Stephen On Sat, Dec 10, 2022 at 9:08 PM Neil Soiffer <soiffer@alum.mit.edu> wrote: > I put this question to ChatGPT. Here's the answer (for your amusement or > edification): > > MathML (Mathematical Markup Language) is a markup language that is used to > encode mathematical formulas and equations in a format that can be > interpreted by computers. It is an application of XML (Extensible Markup > Language) and is designed to make it easier to share mathematical content > across different platforms and devices. > > MathML is considered useful for a number of reasons. First, it allows > mathematical content to be encoded in a standard format that can be easily > interpreted by computers, making it easier to manipulate and process > mathematically. This is particularly useful for applications such as > computer algebra systems and other software that deals with mathematical > content. > > Second, MathML allows mathematical content to be included in web pages and > other electronic documents in a way that is easily readable by both humans > and machines. This is useful for creating educational materials, technical > documents, and other types of content that include mathematical equations > and formulas. > > Finally, MathML is useful for improving the accessibility of mathematical > content. By encoding mathematical content in a standard format, it can be > made more easily accessible to people with disabilities, such as those who > are blind or have low vision. This can help to make mathematical content > more inclusive and more widely accessible to a larger audience. > > Overall, MathML is considered a useful tool for encoding, sharing, and > processing mathematical content, and it has many potential applications in > fields such as education, publishing, and scientific research. > > ==== > Apparently AI likes MathML :-) > > Neil > >

Received on Monday, 12 December 2022 00:02:26 UTC