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== Problems ==
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This page summarises the ''problems'' discussed in the e-mails that ended up in the [http://www.whatwg.org/issues/#html-parsing-rules-namespaces-discussion html-parsing-rules-namespaces-discussion] folder.
 
This page summarises the ''problems'' discussed in the e-mails that ended up in the [http://www.whatwg.org/issues/#html-parsing-rules-namespaces-discussion html-parsing-rules-namespaces-discussion] folder.
  
* Putting an equation in a Web page.<br>Priorities:
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=== Putting an equation in a Web page ===
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Priorities:
 
** Maintainability
 
** Maintainability
 
** Searchability
 
** Searchability
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** Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
 
** Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
  
* Migrating from LaTeX to HTML.<br>Priorities:
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=== Migrating from LaTeX to HTML ===
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Priorities:
 
** Fidelity
 
** Fidelity
  
* Writing a document by hand, with inline diagrams imported from a graphics package.<br>Priorities:
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=== Writing a document by hand, with inline diagrams imported from a graphics package ===
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Priorities:
 
** Compatibility with existing graphics packages
 
** Compatibility with existing graphics packages
 
** Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
 
** Resistance to errors (e.g. not brittle in the face of syntax errors)
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** Single Document (no cross-frame scripting)
 
** Single Document (no cross-frame scripting)
  
==Supporting data and research==
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== Supporting data and research ==
 
 
 
* What is the most widely known way of authoring mathematics?
 
* What is the most widely known way of authoring mathematics?
 
* What human-editable source language are equations mostly serialised in today?
 
* What human-editable source language are equations mostly serialised in today?

Revision as of 01:21, 25 March 2008

Problems

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?