# [IPython-User] Fwd: [mathjax-users] MathJax v2.0 release scheduled for Sunday, Feb 26th

Brian Granger ellisonbg@gmail....
Fri Feb 24 12:09:18 CST 2012

Thanks for this I will have a look!

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 6:57 AM, Comer Duncan <comer.duncan@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> In case you don't subscribe to MathJax list, here is a message from
> Davide Cervone relevant to the switch over from the current version
> 1.1 to version 2.0. I am passing it along in case you will need to do
> something to make version 2.0 available to ipython users via CDN.
>
> Thanks.
>
> Comer
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Davide P. Cervone <dpvc@union.edu>
> Date: Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 9:28 AM
> Subject: [mathjax-users] MathJax v2.0 release scheduled for Sunday, Feb 26th
> Cc: MathJax Plus <MathJaxPlus@dessci.com>
>
>
> MathJax v2.0 is scheduled to be released this Sunday, February 26th.
> At that time, the master branch at GitHub will become v2.0 and we will
> tag it and form a 2.0-latest branch, as described in the MathJax
> installation documentation.
>
> At the same time, the CDN will be updated to include a
> mathjax/2.0-latest directory, and the mathjax/latest URL will be
> switched to point to that.  If you are using
>
> http://cdn.mathjax.org/mathjax/latest/MathJax.js
>
> in your pages, then you will start using MathJax v2.0 automatically
> when the switch occurs; there is nothing you need to do to upgrade to
> the new version.  If you are using mathjax/1.1-latest, then you will
> continue to receive MathJax v1.1a until you change to the 2.0-latest
> URL.  If you have your own copy of MathJax on your server, you will
> need to upgrade it to the new version; see
>
> http://www.mathjax.org/docs/2.0/installation.html
>
> for details about upgrading using git, svn, or a zip archive.
>
> MathJax v2.0 has been in beta test for several weeks, and we are
> confident that the switchover should be a smooth one.  We have made
> backward compatibility an important goal, but there are a few items
> that you may need to be aware of.  See
>
> http://www.mathjax.org/docs/2.0/whats-new-2.0.html#important-changes-from-previous-versions
>
> for details of the changes that might affect you.  If you wish to stay
> at v1.1, you should use the mathjax/1.1-latest URL rather than
> mathjax/latest when you load MathJax.
>
> During the cutover to v2.0, the files at mathjax/latest will be
> switched from v1.1a to v2.0.  Since the URL is unchanged, however,
> that means some users may have cached copies of v1.1a for some files,
> but receive v2.0 versions of others.  That may cause MathJax to fail
> for those users.  To help reduce the time period where users may have
> a mix of versions in their cache, we are temporarily reducing the
> expiration times for the CDN to 1 hour.  That should mean that the
> caches are flushed quickly in hopes of minimizing any caching problems
> during the version change.  The longer expiration time will be
> restored later in the week, once the transition is complete.
>
> If you get complaints about MathJax not working, you should suggest
> that your users clear their cache and restart their browser (some
> browsers require the restart to fully clear the cache).  If that does
> not resolve the problem, please report the details to us at
>
> https://github.com/mathjax/MathJax/issues
>
> or via the MathJax user's form at
>
>
> Thank you for your continued support and use of MathJax.
>
> Davide P. Cervone
> MathJax developer
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Brian E. Granger
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