[om] Phrasebook

Stephen Watt watt at scl.csd.uwo.ca
Fri Aug 30 13:46:36 CEST 2002

On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 12:06:20PM +0100, David Carlisle wrote:
> > It seems doable in XSLT (although a bit tedious); a paper describing a
> > lot of the differences between the languages is at
> >         <http://www.nag.co.uk/projects/OpenMath/final/reports/ommml.pdf>
> > 
> > I had thought there were existing style sheets to do the
> > transformation, but I had problems actually finding any that would do
> > it. So, I just started last week writing my own. If somebody has the
> > existing stylesheets available, I'd be glad to use those instead, but
> > otherwise, I'll make mine publically available when I'm finished.. 
> While we were producing that document I sketched out some XSLT to do the
> transformation, it wasn't complete (and then both openmath CDs and
> mathml changed slightly as they neared there respective completion
> dates, so the stylesheets would need further modification) so I never
> actually released the stylesheets as they were likely to be  more
> confusing than helpful.
> Michael Kolhase asked the same question a month or two ago, and I sent
> him the files. He did some further work on them but I'm not sure of the
> current state.
> David

One of my students, Clare So <clare at scl.csd.uwo.ca>, has been working this summer
on a complete version of the translations to represent OpenMath in Content MathML 
and vice versa.  

There are more subtleties than first meet the eye.  Clare's report should be available
in about a week.

-- Stephen
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