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Math Protocol Handler Community Group

This group's aim is to discuss and agree on the use of a custom protocol handler (math:) and standard parameters for enabling the export of mathematical expressions in MathML to other applications, such as assistive technologies, graphing calculators, math notebooks and other mathematics oriented applications, such as IPython and MATLAB. For more information, see https://wiki.benetech.org/display/MATH/Protocol+Handlers+for+External+Applications+to+Process+MathML

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The Math Protocol Handler Community Group has been launched:


This group’s aim is to discuss and agree on the use of a custom protocol handler (math:) and standard parameters for enabling the export of mathematical expressions in MathML to other applications, such as assistive technologies, graphing calculators, math notebooks and other mathematics oriented applications, such as IPython and MATLAB.

For more information, see https://wiki.benetech.org/display/MATH/Protocol+Handlers+for+External+Applications+to+Process+MathML


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This is a community initiative. This group was originally proposed on 2014-04-25 by Gerardo Capiel. The following people supported its creation: Gerardo Capiel, Ethan Dagner, Giosue' Maugeri, Duc Ta, Simon Scerri. W3C’s hosting of this group does not imply endorsement of the activities.

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