[texhax] Any crazy math formulas for testing a TeX language interpreter
Douglas McKenna
doug at mathemaesthetics.com
Wed Jan 13 01:09:52 CET 2016
Deyan Ginev wrote -
> As part of developing LaTeXML we are testing it on the biggest "worst
> case" benchmark we could find, namely the arXiv.org corpus of scientific
> papers. Both the PDFs and TeX sources are now available for public use
> [2], so if you are serious about getting hit with the "worst case"
> mathematics formulas out there, that's the place to go. Of course that
> is not in any sense a "unit" test, rather a large-scale torture test.
Yes, I thought of that source for crazy math formulas. But again, I want
to start with stuff that doesn't depend on LaTeX packages.
> Another potentially interesting place to look for challenging latex math
> formulas, or at least an exhaustive set of math symbol macros, is the
> MathJax test suite [3] which is routinely used for actual product testing.
Good tip. I'll check that out.
> Please do share if you make your own "math torture" document(s), would
> love to try LaTeXML's grammar on it.
Will do.
Thanks.
Doug McKenna
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