# [tex4ht] No math rendering

Bruno Grenet bruno.grenet at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 03:13:30 CEST 2011

Thanks for these answers! I am trying to look at MathML+MathJax and it
seems so far that it is suitable for my needs. Nevertheless, I do not
have as much time as I wish to do more extensive tests or to try to
extend RCV's \Configure command to deal with display maths...

Best,
Bruno

Le 17/04/2011 09:04, Victor Ivrii a écrit :
> On Sat, Apr 16, 2011 at 11:00 PM, William F Hammond
> <hammond at csc.albany.edu>  wrote:
>> Radhakrishnan CV<cvr at river-valley.org>  writes:
>>
>>> Why not consider moving to MathML which is now part of HTML5 specs and
>>> already supported by browsers like Firefox and Opera?
>>
>> I think this is the way to go.  If one is concerned about browsers
>> that don't support MathML or about users who don't make the effort
>> to acquire proper fonts,
>
>
> There are plenty of such users and basically it is a slippery slope leading to
>
> "You must use Internet Explorer 6 or 7, or Firefox 1.5, 2 or 3 (for
> Mac users). Please note that Firefox 3 is now supported for the
> majority of Campus Business Connect Applications such as ESS, My
> Research on-line, Expense Reimbursements, etc. If you experience any
> problems with FireFox 3 using these applications, please contact AMS
> help."
>
> (taken from http://www.ams.utoronto.ca/Services/Campus_Business_Connect/System/Security_and_Browser.htm
> as of today)
>
>
> I definitely prefer to use MathJax to texh4t  because tex4ht trying to
> provide the page fidelity thus prevents reflow of the html text.
> tex4ht and MathJax (and jsMath) are based on the different ideologies:
> texh4t deals with the whole document but MJ only with math snippets
> leaving the rest to html. Also tex4ht results in html source which is
> difficult to edit and tex4ht does not play well with wikis, blogs,
> forums and CMS.
>
> IMHO tex4htwMJ should have few switches: for html, wiki, forum, blog,
> CMS (each configurable) trying to replace f.e. \section{} by say
> <h1>  </h1>, - -, etc
>
>
> BTW as internally MJ is MathMl it leads to certain limitations like
> lack of \intertext command.
>
>
> Victor


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