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However, when you see the MathML rendering of Firefox, you immediately see why something like MathJax is still _required_. We would need widespread support for MathML rendering that is actually readable. That will take another while.

The appearance of MathML sadly depends on native fonts installed. If your user has STIX or Computer Modern fonts installed then MathML looks very readable compared to say Mathematica's typesetting.

What's wrong with Firefox's MathML rendering? The MathJax MathML example looks fine with Firefox 4 on Windows 7 (it seems to be using Cambria Math to render symbols).

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