Status of LaTeX or LaTeX-like emails.
P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk
Thu May 9 12:04:33 CEST 2019
Peter Flynn wrote:
> If the email source code marked pieces of a message it would be easy
>> to display with custom definitions or even using a script to pick out
>> pieces you want.
> That's what MIME content types and attachments are for.
Is there not a problem in that MIME content types effectively treat
their content as <DIV> elements, whereas many applications of embedded
TeX maths require that the maths part be treated as a <SPAN>. Or in
TeX's terms, MIME content types generate display maths ($$...$$) whereas
what is often needed is inline maths ($...$).
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