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From Stephan Michels <step...@apache.org>
Subject Re: How do I proceed (WAS Re: Forrest and Mathematics)
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2004 08:47:02 GMT
Am Do, den 05.02.2004 schrieb Nicola Ken Barozzi um 22:58:
> J.Pietschmann wrote:
> ...
> > It's C code, tightly integrated into the Gecko rendering engine.
> > I'd be surprised if anybody managed to make it accessible, short
> > of providing a JNI to Gecko as a HTML+MathML rendering widget.
> > Not that this would be useless, quite the contrary.
> > 
> > The MozMathML people plundered TeX for algorithms on how to render
> > equations. I think I've heard of a project providing a Java
> > interface to TeX (or even a Java port), which could render to GIF
> > among other things.
> 
> TeX is *the* king of math rendering, no doubt about that. It's funny how 
> I was reading yesterday the homepage of the LaTeX author... In any case 
> it should be not too hard to also output TeX, which is the standard for 
> printing math books, at least it is at the Universities I visited.

Yes, TeX is great. This is the reason, why we produce only TeX files,
parse them with Chaperon, process them into whatever with Cocoon, of
course ;-)

I got a little screenshot from a workmate to show how mathml can look
like.
http://vern.chem.tu-berlin.de/~stephan/mathml.png

Stephan.


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