On April 7, 1998 the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) announced the Mathematical Markup Language (MathML) specification as a W3C recommendation. MathML is a specification that is designed to aid in transmitting mathematical knowledge on the Internet. It is also "the first application of XML (Extensible Markup Language--discussed in the April 3, 1998 Scout Report
) to be issued as a W3C Recommendation. The site contains the announcement of the recommendation, as well as information about MathML and a link to the specification itself.