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March 21, 2008

Google Summer of Code

Are you a (graduate or undergraduate) student with some free time this summer? Wanna earn $4500 doing a great public service? Google Summer of Code will pay you a stipend to work on WebKit. Among the project ideas listed, the one most relevant to readers of this blog is the project to bring MathML support to WebKit.

If you’ve tried reading this blog in Safari, or on an iPhone, you know how great that would be.

Just don’t let someone cajole you into settling for a stylesheet.

Posted by distler at March 21, 2008 5:06 PM

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Read the post Dinosaur
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Excerpt: MathML and SVG come to HTML5.
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Re: Google Summer of Code

Did any GSOC’08 students work on adding MathML to Webkit in the end?

Posted by: sampablokuper on March 30, 2009 9:37 AM | Permalink | Reply to this

Re: Google Summer of Code

AFAIK, there was at least one proposal to work on that. None were accepted.

Posted by: Jacques Distler on March 31, 2009 12:08 AM | Permalink | PGP Sig | Reply to this

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