[Haskell-cafe] Input and output of mathematical expressions

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Thu Jun 9 20:33:25 CEST 2011

On Thu, 9 Jun 2011, Jacek Generowicz wrote:

> On 2011 Jun 9, at 16:59, Chris Smith wrote:
>> Ae you looking to do this in a web application, or client-side?  Since one 
>> of your requirements is to display a typeset equation, that makes a bit of 
>> difference.  In a web-based setting, the best way to do that is probably 
>> MathML, whereas a GUI will be a bit harder.
> Yes, this pretty much summarizes my (ignorant) thoughts on it so far (GUI: 
> hard; MathML: relatively easy), which is why I suspect that running it as a 
> local web application might be the simplest way to go.

Concerning a local GUI: How about running LaTeX for Tex->PDF, generate a 
PNG from PDF by ghostscript and show the PNG?

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