How to submit MathML software descriptions

The software pages are automatically generated from a single XML description file. Therefore, in order to have your description on these pages, you should send me an XML fragment like below, with the proper information filled out, and I will insert it into the XML and run the generation process.

    <item>
      <category ref=""/> <!-- one category element for each category this -->
      <category ref=""/> <!-- software belongs to. see below for the list -->
      <category ref=""/>
      <author href="mailto:tom@example.org">Tom Example</author> <-- one or more authors -->
      <vendor href="http://www.example.org">ExampleMathML Ltd.</vendor>
      <name href="http://www.example.org/software/mathex">MathEx</name>
      <date>January 2005</date> <!-- last update -->
      <screenshot href="http://www.example.org/software/mathex/sshot.png"/>
      <public-contact>info@example.org</public-contact>
      <short-description><h:p>MathEx is a program to display examples of mathematical equations</h:p></short-description>    <!-- XHTML markup accepted, bound to h: -->
      <long-description>
        <h:p>blah blah blah</h:p>   <!-- XHTML markup accepted, bound to h: -->
      </long-description>
    </item>
    

Generally, you should avoid using long-description. The best is to have two or three paragraphs in the short description and people interested will go to the Web site to learn more. You should only use long-description if you're unsure about the persistence of the URL of the software.

The value to be put in ref in <category ref="..."/> is one of: