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Re: [mediaqueries] MathML

From: Joe Trenton <joe.trenton.iiii@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2016 15:57:36 -0400
Message-ID: <CAGP=9yFzHu--KfOrF6u5q66BWGJkUGhxJet=8dzB0pQk856k+w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: Paul Topping <pault@dessci.com>, Avneesh Singh <avneesh.sg@gmail.com>, Florian Rivoal <florian@rivoal.net>, www-style list <www-style@w3.org>, W3C Digital Publishing IG <public-digipub-ig@w3.org>, Peter Krautzberger <peter.krautzberger@mathjax.org>
Are high-quality applications out there that produce SVG out of MathML?

On Tue, Oct 4, 2016 at 2:02 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> Based on
> discussion with publishers, it looks like the answer is "not really",
> because of the poor quality of implementations; they'd rather use
> MathML with a high-quality renderer to produce the equation once, then
> just use the rendered result directly, as it means they don't have to
> test all the UAs to ensure every equation display correctly.
> (Contrast this with SVG - the implementation quality for SVG is
> sufficient that people are fine with using it as a display format
> directly, even tho rendering it to a raster image would give them more
> control and assurance that it was correct.)
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