[whatwg] Mathematics in HTML5

James Graham jg307 at cam.ac.uk
Tue Jun 13 04:23:01 PDT 2006

White Lynx wrote:

>> If this 
>> demonstrates that it really is possible to create viable math markup in 
>> HTML and have it completely styled in CSS then that would be a good step 
> This step is already made,

No it is not. You have demonstrated that CSS can do a mediocre job at simple 
mathematics. This is not an unimpressive achievement but neither does it suggest 
that general maths layout based purely on CSS is possible without substantial 
modifications to CSS itself.

"You see stars that clear have been dead for years
But the idea just lives on..." -- Bright Eyes

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