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   Re: [xml-dev] Partyin' like it's 1999

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> Where is this PI documented? 

Somewhere on msdn I suppose:-)

>  I might get TagSoup to interpret it.

Not sure that you can: the PI associates a prefix to an activex object
(which is all IE needs) so although you could interpret it you couldn't
really change it to a namespace decln unless you have the URI to hand by
some other means. In practice I think most docs declare the prefix both
with xmlns:x and with the PI. The format is something like:

<object id="mmlFactory" 
<?import namespace="mml" implementation="#mmlFactory"?>

where the trailing ? isn't used in html versions of course.

the PI associates the prefix mml: with the object specified by the id
mmlFactory and the <object assocates this with the class id of the

the stylesheets available at
hide all this weirdness allowing you to serve straight xhtml+mathml
documents, and they just add such objects for whatever implementations
they find by escaping to javascript to query the existence of the
active x object.

Actually recent versions of mathplayer don't require this stylesheet
they will intercept some xhtml+mathml documents (if served with an xml
mime type) and do the transform internally without the author having to
specify XSLT styling, before passing the resulting document to IE's



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