6. SVG and MathML

Just two paragraphs are devoted to the vector standard SVG and the Mathematical Markup Language MathML in the HTML5 specification. Yet the integration of these two XML dialects is another milestone on the way toward web applications of the future. Whereas MathML delights primarily the science sector, everyone profits from SVG: Incorporating a standardized vector format into the browser is long overdue. The topic SVG alone fills entire books and would be far beyond the scope of this book, just as a detailed guide to MathML would not be appropriate here either. So in this chapter, we will only discuss the integration of SVG and MathML in an HTML5 document.

Prerequisite for using SVG and MathML in HTML5 is of course the implementation ...

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