CTAN upload -- version 1.40 of mimetex.zip to ftp.tex.ac.uk

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Mar 21 20:11:21 CET 2004

John Forkosh writes:

>    + what you've uploaded
>         mimetex.zip
>         version 1.40, 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.
>         Improved LaTeX compatibility, various new features and
>         fixes, including fix to work under Windows.
>      ----------------------------------------------------
>       From the original submission...
>         MimeTeX parses LaTeX math expressions, emitting either gif images
>         or mime xbitmaps of them, rather than the usual TeX dvi's.
>         These gif (or xbitmap) images are easily inserted directly into
>         html documents using a standard html <img> tag, e.g.,
>           <img src="../cgi-bin/mimetex.cgi?f(x)=\int_{-\infty}^xe^{-t^2}dt"
>            border=0 align=absmiddle>
>         without intermediate dvi-to-gif conversion, and without storing lots
>         of little gif image files, one file for each converted expression.
>         This makes your web site and html documents more easily maintained.
>         See
>                  http://www.forkosh.com/mimetex.html#examples
>         for many examples demonstrating mimeTeX's features and usage.

i've installed the files as requested; thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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