[whatwg] Can <var> possibly work?
Ozob the Great
ozob1337 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 16:17:43 PDT 2008
On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 7:12 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 4:08 PM, Ozob the Great <ozob1337 at gmail.com>
> > On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 6:41 PM, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis
> > <bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> Ozob the Great wrote:
> >>> Making HTML that much richer would require duplicating a large chunk of
> >>> MathML, which is undesirable.
> >> There's already ongoing work to allow MathML and SVG vocabularies to be
> >> expressed in the text/html serialization of HTML5.
> > Then <var> steps on MathML's toes: It duplicates functionality.
> I see. So it sounds like you are proposing that the <var> tag be
> deprecated. Is that right?
In a mathematical context, yes.
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