CTAN upload notification: mimeTeX

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Jul 18 23:03:16 CEST 2004

John Forkosh writes:

>   As per your README.uploads instructions...
>     + what you've uploaded
>          mimetex.zip
>          to replace support/mimetex/mimetex.zip
>     + which CTAN node you've uploaded to
>          ftp.tex.ac.uk
>     + where you want the files to go
>          support/mimetex
>              Please replace both existing files (mimetex.zip and README)
>              in support/mimetex, and please   unzip mimetex.zip README
>              and then place this separate copy of README "alongside"
>              mimetex.zip in the support/mimetex directory
>     + what licensing conditions you apply to your software
>          GNU GPL
>     + brief summary of what your upload is intended to do.
>          Various new features and fixes, including \mathbb font,
>          nested arrays (e.g., for block diagonal matrices), etc.
>       ----------------------------------------------------
>        From the original submission...
>          MimeTeX facilitates easily embedding LaTeX math in html pages.
>          It parses a LaTeX math expression and immediately emits a gif
>          (or xbitmap) image of it, rather than the usual TeX dvi.
>             And mimeTeX is an entirely separate little program that's
>          very easy to install -- it's just one cgi that you put in your
>          site's cgi-bin/ directory, with no other dependencies.  And it's
>          equally easy to use -- just place an html <img> tag in your
>          document wherever you want to see the corresponding LaTeX
>          expression.  For example,
>            <img src="../cgi-bin/mimetex.cgi?f(x)=\int_{-\infty}^xe^{-t^2}dt"
>             border=0 align=absmiddle>
>          immediately generates the corresponding image on-the-fly,
>          and displays it wherever you put that <img> tag, without
>          needing intermediate dvi-to-gif conversion, and without
>          creating separate gif files for each converted expression.
>          See
>                   http://www.forkosh.com/mimetex.html
>          for many examples demonstrating mimeTeX's features and usage.

now installed; thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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