[pdftex] php, pdf, latex, ....

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Jun 9 08:58:16 CEST 2003

On Sun, 2003-06-08 at 19:52, chiari mario wrote:

> I would like to put a (long) LaTeX file on line (on a web server), as to
> let people to choose which sections  to compile and view/download, both as
> .html and .pdf.
> I would like to use mysql and php. 

I have to say I think that such a system based on LaTeX is a bad idea.
For good or bad, the huge majority of work in this area is based on XML.
That does not not stop you using TeX to format the result, but storing
documents in LaTeX seems to me to be an increasingly unwise strategy.
Sebastian Rahtz      Information Manager
Oxford University Computing Services
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