Re: MathML, Mozilla, fonts and Mathematica 5.2

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg61001] Re: [mg60976] MathML, Mozilla, fonts and Mathematica 5.2*From*: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>*Date*: Fri, 7 Oct 2005 03:37:45 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200510060808.EAA08484@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: Chris Chiasson <chris.chiasson at gmail.com>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I think the new versions of the fonts are named differently than the ones for which Mozilla looks. Mozilla: "I need Math1" GNU/Linux: "Umm, how about Mathematica1?" Mozilla: "Go to NO CARRIER On 10/6/05, Steven T. Hatton <hattons at globalsymmetry.com> wrote: > I'm running SuSE 9.3 on a P4. IIRC, the fonts required to support MathML > with Mozilla on Linux are not the same are are distributed with the more > recent versions of Mathematica. I don't believe I needed to do this with > Mathematica 5.2, but I put the fonts in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11 and ran the font > font configuration script on them. The following demonstrates that X sees > these fonts: > $ xlsfonts | grep ^\-wri\- | wc -l > 709 > > When I visit sites using MathML I get an error saying I don't have Math1, > Math2 and Math4. I believe all of these are fonts from Wolfram Research. > I really, really, really do not want to have two sets of Mathematica fonts > installed on the same system that I run Mathematica on. Is there a way to > get Mozilla to see the newer fonts? > > This is an example of a site that causes the error message to appear: > http://www.w3.org/Math/testsuite/ > > For some reason it did not appear when viewing the set of tests under > General->Math, but it appeared when I looked at the tests under > General->GenAttribs. > > Many MathML renderings work fine in Mozilla. The biggest problem has to do > with Matrices. The braces are rendered as normal parentheses of one row > height. > > -- > "Philosophy is written in this grand book, The Universe. ... But the book > cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language... > in which it is written. It is written in the language of mathematics, ...; > without which wanders about in a dark labyrinth." The Lion of Gaul > > -- Chris Chiasson http://chrischiasson.com/contact/chris_chiasson

**References**:**MathML, Mozilla, fonts and Mathematica 5.2***From:*"Steven T. Hatton" <hattons@globalsymmetry.com>