# Re: HTML+

Mike Piff (M.Piff@sheffield.ac.uk)
Fri, 16 Sep 1994 15:25:03

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From: Mike Piff <M.Piff@sheffield.ac.uk>
To: John "C." Mallery <JCMa@WILSON.AI.MIT.EDU>, www-html@www0.cern.ch
Date:          Fri, 16 Sep 1994 15:25:03
Subject:       Re: HTML+

From:           John "C." Mallery <JCMa@WILSON.AI.MIT.EDU>

%%>       Are you saying that a TeX widget could be developed from the current
%%>       TeX source code?  As I understand it, this would not be too easy, but
%%>       not _that_ hard either, as long one does not try to implement it as an
%%>       editable widget.
%%>
%%>    No.  I'm saying that something can be ginned up to produce hypertext
%%>    documents from dvi files (with appropriate \special's).  That would
%%>    keep the TeX/LaTeX community happy until something better could be
%%>    done.
%%>
%%>Latex2html already has such a feature.  see http://www.ELSEVIER.NL/WWW94/PrelimProcs.html
%%>

Yes, but doesn't it produce thousands of little GIFs, and only work on Unix?
Also, just look at the positioning of "LaTeX" in the documentation to see