Gerhard Niklasch on Tue, 10 Oct 2000 15:17:08 +0200 (MET DST)

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Re: html doc ?

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> Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2000 13:25:34 +0100
> From: Xavier Roblot <>
> Now I'm thinking that the best way may be to write a script to translate
> the doc into LaTeX and then use latex2html.

Hmmm, so far I've been less than enthused about latex2html output
(more because of HTML limitations than because of the converter's

The best way IMHO will be to wait for stable MathML support in
widely used browsers, and then port the manual to MathML.

(It will be easier to generate decent TeX from MathML than to
produce most anything else from TeX source.  MathML "lives" at
a similar level of abstraction from font-level and pixel-level
details but avoids the intractable abysses of TeX's macro language.
And it lends itself readily to tasks like automated indexing and

Cheers, Gerhard