Re: <MATH> implementation (was Re: ISO and HTML)

Paul Prescod (papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca)
Sun, 13 Apr 1997 09:21:44 -0400


Message-ID: <3350DDE8.9D544058@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Sun, 13 Apr 1997 09:21:44 -0400
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca>
To: www-html@w3.org
Subject: Re: <MATH> implementation (was Re: ISO and HTML)

Walter Ian Kaye wrote:
> Wouldn't an <applet> be best? All we really need is a Java applet that can
> take an inline formula as a parameter, parse it (perhaps with some hints),
> and generate a typeset image of the formula, along with a textbox showing
> the original inline version for copy+paste purposes. Maybe it could even
> toggle between graphic and text display, though I don't know enough about
> Java to say whether a paint area and text area could swap positions or not.

WebEq doesn't have the features you describe, but it does display
equations through a Java applet.

 Paul Prescod