How to sponsor

MathML in Chromium



Become a sponsor

The best way for your company/organization to show support for MathML in Chromium is to become an official sponsor. Become a sponsor and get your logo displayed on our web site! In addition, you will get the benefits summarized below.

We are happy to discuss other special sponsorship options if you are interested in contributing. Your interest and sponsorship can make MathML a reality in all open source web engines. Please contact us to discuss conditions and payment options.

Bronze (USD 2K)

  • Small logo on the MathML in Chromium page
  • Final report of the project

Silver (USD 5K)

  • Logo on the MathML in Chromium page
  • Final report of the project

Gold (USD 10K)

  • Logo on the MathML in Chromium page
  • Short weekly report of activity
  • Final report of the project

Platinum (USD 20K)

  • Logo on the MathML in Chromium page
  • Subscription to internal project mailing list
  • Short weekly report of activity
  • Final report of the project

Your support is important

Mathematical formulae provide a symbolic representation of mathematical concepts and have had a fundamental role to disseminate educational, technical and scientific knowledge in written form. Today, the Web is one of the main medium to share information and MathML was designed to integrate mathematical formulae in web pages. However, the very popular Google Chrome, which accounts for the biggest share in the browsers market, still lacks support for native mathematical rendering. This forces authors to use one of the many alternative methods to write mathematical formulae such as generating PNG or SVG images, emulating mathematical layout with a CSS style sheet or using third-party Javascript programs to format equations. Following Google’s Web Platform Predictability effort, the present project aims at implementing MathML in Chromium in order to get an interoperable way to share mathematical formulae using a standard that is well-integrated in the web platform ecosystem.

Not only browser companies but also companies that have interest in specific specifications have collaborated with Igalia to push the implemention of web technologies forward. CSS Grid Layout is an example of such technologies whose support in Chromium and WebKit has been developed by Igalia since 2012. Mozilla or Apple have worked on integrating and maintaining MathML support in their browsers (with the help of volunteers) but the big improvements in WebKit were again led by Igalia. Implementing standards in browsers is a long-term effort that not everybody can achieve alone. That is why we started a collective fundraising campaign for implementing MathML in Chromium. This will hopefully open the way to future exciting collaborations between all the actors of the Web.