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Re: Mathematica and XML

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  • Subject: [mg45955] Re: [mg45916] Mathematica and XML
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at>
  • Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2004 04:17:12 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
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I tried viewing your files using Mozilla 1.5 under Windows XP.  Some 

HTML:  The math appears OK, but links to other pages within the text do 
not work.

XHTML+MathML:  As soon as I click the "XHTML + MATHML" link,  I see at
the error:

Error loading stylesheet: An XSLT stylesheet does not have an XML 

Steve Luttrell wrote:

> I am trying (yet again!) to use the Save As Special functionality of
> Mathematica to create XML versions of Mathematica notebooks. I have
> Mathematica version 5.0.1 running under Windows XP Home Edition.
> This time rather than try to explain what the problems are in a newsgroup
> posting I have posted all the relevant files on-line, starting with one of
> my old technical papers (published back in 1985) remastered as a Mathematica
> notebook, and then trying out each of the Save As Special formats on it to
> check what happens.
> The URL is
> The bottom line is that Save As HTML nearly works in IE. The various Save As
> XML formats cannot be read by the latest version of IE. However, the Save As
> NotebookML and SAVE As NotebookML+MathML produce results that do indeed read
> back into Mathematica correctly.
> It may be that I am making unreasonable demands on the Save As Special
> functionality of Mathematica, or that I am being unreasonable in expecting
> the latest version of IE to read the XML thus produced, but I don't feel
> that I am being unreasonable in these expectations. For what it's worth, I
> have also tried the latest version of W3C's Amaya browser but that didn't
> work either.
> Maybe someone else will find that they CAN read the XML files that I have
> produced. If so, please tell me about it!
> Steve Luttrell

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