[SciPy-dev] FYI: math in wikis

Alan G Isaac aisaac at american.edu
Mon Nov 22 23:51:43 CST 2004


>> ###########################################################
>> FYI, the LyX wiki now lets you write math (and other LaTeX expressions)
>> using a plugin called
>>        http://www.pmwiki.org/wiki/Cookbook/MimeTeX
>> Simply put, writing {$x=y$} on a wiki page results in that equation being
>> rendered as an image. So it's now possible to get rather complicated
>> expressions displayed on the wiki.

What is the advantage of this over ASCIIMathML?
http://www1.chapman.edu/~jipsen/asciimath.html 

Thanks,
Alan Isaac





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