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Re: [docbook] mathphrase
- From: "Neil Soiffer" <NeilAS at DesSci dot com>
- To: <smith at xml-doc dot org>,<docbook at lists dot oasis-open dot org>
- Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 00:35:45 -0700
- Subject: Re: [docbook] mathphrase
Thanks for the response. I did see the referenced original proposal, but
that proposal lacks an explanation of what problem the proposal is trying to
solve. Also, the Jägermeister release simplified the referenced proposal,
again with minimal explanation of why "mathphrase" is needed. See technical
committee meeting minutes:
I'm sure the committee had a good reason to introduce this tag. I'd like to
understand it and understand how the tag interacts with other standards that
include math, how it affects accessibility, and how it affects other issues
that MathML was designed to solve.
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From: Michael Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Neil Soiffer <NeilAS@DesSci.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 12:57:10 +0900
The original proposal for mathphrase is here:
Neil Soiffer <NeilAS@DesSci.com> writes:
> The J132germeister release added a "mathphrase" tag. I couldn't find
> discussion on this other than an indirect mention that it was for simple
> equations. As a member of the MathML IG, I'm interesting in finding out
> what problems of MathML this tag is intended to solve. I am a little
> concerned about some of the problems using "mathphrase" introduces.
> Neil Soiffer
> Senior Scientist phone: 562-433-0685
> Design Science, Inc. http://www.dessci.com
> "How Science Communicates"
> MathType, WebEQ, MathPlayer, Equation Editor, TeXaide