CTAN update: mimeTeX

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Aug 25 12:18:35 CEST 2011

the daemon came along with:

> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: mimeTeX
> Author's name: John Forkosh
> Package version: 1.72
> Location on CTAN: support/mimetex/
> Summary description: mimeTeX lets you easily embed LaTeX math in your html pages 
> License type: gpl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> General info: mimeTeX lets you easily embed LaTeX math in your html
> pages.  It parses a LaTeX math expression and immediately emits the
> corresponding gif image, rather than a TeX dvi. And mimeTeX is an
> entirely separate little program that doesn't need TeX or its
> fonts. It's just one cgi that you put in your site's cgi-bin/
> directory, with no other dependencies. So mimeTeX is very easy to
> install. And it's equally easy to use. Just place an html <img> tag in
> your document wherever you want to see a LaTeX math expression. For
> example, <img src="/cgi-bin/mimetex.cgi?\sqrt{a^2+b^2}"> displays the
> corresponding gif image wherever you put that <img> tag.
> Homepage: http://www.forkosh.com/mimetex.html
> Reason for this submission: several new features, e.g.,
> \textgreek{...}, and a few minor bug fixes.

thanks for the upload; i have installed the new version and updated the
catalogue repository.

> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/mimeTeX.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/support/mimetex/

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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