[texhax] custom lists pdf html and text

George Georgalis george at galis.org
Thu Nov 30 01:08:33 CET 2006

On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 11:48:13PM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>>>>>> "George" == George Georgalis <george at galis.org> writes:
>  > *sigh* html is not required, but a big reason I went with latex is
>  > so that html versions of printed official documents would be
>  > available. so this is a big disappointment.
>Did you consider using tex4ht to produce html?  Seems to be more
>reasonable than using a script which converts latex source code to
>html, especially if you introduce new control sequences.  tex4ht is a
>bit more robust because it does not depend on the latex source code
>only but also evaluates the dvi file.

didn't know about it. the TeX4ht insructions seem direct enough.

>The most impressing thing I've ever seen is dvi2svg.  Adrian Frischauf
>demonstrated it at the TUG conference in Marrakech a few days ago.
>There is absolutely no visible difference between a web page created
>by dvi2svg and a pdf file created by pdftex.  I've never seen
>something like this before and I'm deeply impressed.  Has anyone else
>seen a web page typeset with Computer Modern fonts, correct kerning,
>beautiful math formulas...?

I've "heard" of svg. but I find it odd that I cannot find any
dvi2svg screenshots or web page examples.... does it require a
plugin? sounds good but we don't use java (JDOM) around here, so
I'm not excited about getting it setup.

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><

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