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MathML

An application of XML for describing mathematical notations and capturing both its structure and content.

http://www.w3.org/TR/MathML3/
http://docs.webplatform.org/wiki/mathml

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add Math ML, so folks who use screen readers have equal access to the same content as sighted people.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hello Microsoft:
        It'll be great if you add this MathML rendering feature in Edge so that it can be read by the assistive technology like JAWS and NVDA giving a wholistic user experience. I think more distinguishing feature would be to expose this MathML content to screen readers in other input file format like epub opened by edge browser for which most other epub readers has no or very poor support.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        As Microsoft has put a huge effort into accessibility matter, my humble submission is to continue support for standarisation of accessibility features of MathML in Edge that would be a great step in improving math accessibility for the Visual Impaired.

      • Deanna McCusker commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Support for MathML in Edge would be a great step in improving math accessibility for the blind. I've seen how Microsoft has put a huge effort into accessibility in the past few years, this is necessary to continue that effort.

      • Derek Riemer commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Dear Microsoft:
        I continue to be impressed with your dedication to ensuring accessibility over the past couple of years. As a blind computer scientist, I can ensure you that access to math is one reason so many people who are blind drop out of college. It is not easy to pass math classes as a sighted person, and it is at least an order of magnitude harder for a blind person, especially in upper division math. Since I was doing my math classes both before, and after mathml started becoming ubiquitous in the mainstream, I can't even explain how much easier it was to find resources. Since a large chunk of the web uses mathjax to render math, and mathjax offers me access to mathml, I was able to access much more math on the web in an accessible way. The entirety of wikipedia uses mathml for accessibility, as an example. Once Edge can expose mathml to assistive technologies, Microsoft will open many many doors for education.
        Cheers,
        Derek

      • Joe Martin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Can you imagine trying to do math blind? MathML at least makes this more feasible, and is a very important feature to a lot of people. Please implement MathML into Microsoft Edge.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please make sure that make sure Edge can handle math content in e-pubs. It is of the utmost importance for accessibility.

      • Kristen D commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please make Microsoft Edge more accessible: allow for screen readers to easily manipulate and have access to built in Mathmatical information.

      • Ed Miller commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        MathML is a tremendous technology for communicating complex information and makes it possible for disabled users to learn independently.

      • SWdV commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        May I ask where all these people commenting are coming from so suddenly?

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