Current options for delivering math on the Internet
TeX converted to gif-graphics:
example
+ browser compatibility
- each math expression is a gif
TeX converted to Postscript and viewed by ghostview:
example
+ all the power of math typesetting, more difficult to cut-and-paste, backward
compatible
- incompatible with browser technology
TeX displayed by
TechExplorer,
IBM's plugin:
first example,
second example (you must have installed the browser-plugin to view these
links properly)
combines the better of the above 2 options
HTML tags that support some math:
example,
online textbook
+ simple math needs no extra software
- currently very limited, all math symbols are unsupported
Maple/Mathematica worksheets/notebooks:
Maple worksheet,
Maple text
+ all the power of symbolic mathematical software
- closed-system solution