[whatwg] Mathematics on HTML5

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Wed Jun 7 10:54:03 PDT 2006

On Wed, 7 Jun 2006, Mihai Sucan wrote:
> Yes, it's true authors don't generally jump on whatever comes new 
> (that's the reason MathML is not as widely used as LaTeX).

I would say MathML is not widely used because MathML doesn't work in HTML, 
personally. If we made MathML work in HTML, possibly with rules that make 
the syntax easier (by implying tags as I suggested earlier), then that 
might well change, especially given that one UA already has extensive 
and high-quality support for MathML.

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