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** Ease of import from existing documents
 
** Ease of import from existing documents
 
** Ease of implementation (are UAs willing to implement new formats?)
 
** Ease of implementation (are UAs willing to implement new formats?)
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** Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
  
 
* Migrating from LaTeX to HTML.<br>Priorities:
 
* Migrating from LaTeX to HTML.<br>Priorities:
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* Writing a document by hand, with inline diagrams imported from a graphics package.<br>Priorities:
 
* Writing a document by hand, with inline diagrams imported from a graphics package.<br>Priorities:
 
** Compatibility with existing graphics packages
 
** Compatibility with existing graphics packages
** Resistance to errors (not brittle)
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** Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
 
** Scriptable (retained-mode, with DOM support)
 
** Scriptable (retained-mode, with DOM support)
 
** Single Document (no cross-frame scripting)
 
** Single Document (no cross-frame scripting)

Revision as of 01:08, 25 March 2008

This page summarises the problems discussed in the e-mails that ended up in the html-parsing-rules-namespaces-discussion folder.

  • Putting an equation in a Web page.
    Priorities:
    • Maintainability
    • Searchability
    • Accessibility
    • Typographically-sound printing
    • Ease of authoring (are authors willing to learn new formats?)
    • Ease of import from existing documents
    • Ease of implementation (are UAs willing to implement new formats?)
    • Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
  • Migrating from LaTeX to HTML.
    Priorities:
    • Fidelity
  • Writing a document by hand, with inline diagrams imported from a graphics package.
    Priorities:
    • Compatibility with existing graphics packages
    • Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
    • Scriptable (retained-mode, with DOM support)
    • Single Document (no cross-frame scripting)

Supporting data and research

  • What is the most widely known way of authoring mathematics?
  • What human-editable source language are equations mostly serialised in today?