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juanrgonzaleza@canonicalscience.com wrote:

> I was not refering to usage of CSS in a SVG file but that SVG _is_
> presentational and so harmful as font was. <font> was eliminated from HTML
> last specs, there is no reason for repeataing errors of the past with
> online spreading of p-MathML, SVG, or XSL-FO.

You might consider HTML (without font and other elements) as a semantic 
and non-presentational language. But if you compare HTML with more 
semantic oriented formats for documents like DocBook or TEI, you will 
consider HTML as being very presentational oriented. It depends on where 
you draw border line and what level of semantic you expect from your 

There is nothing wrong on serving SVG or MathML content to users as long 
as you are interested in displaying of information only. If you want 
"full access" to information for your users, you can always provide 
alternative content in a more semantically rich format. But there should 
  be set of common formats, which is widely supported and understood.

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