[LON-CAPA-dev] Re: [LON-CAPA-users] Re: jsMath

Gerd Kortemeyer lon-capa-dev@mail.lon-capa.org
Thu, 11 Nov 2004 07:11:24 -0500


On Nov 10, 2004, at 4:27 PM, Guy Albertelli II wrote:

> negatives to this method.
> 1) you'd need to change all existing homework/html/posts/emails etc if
> you wanted to to show up
> 2) not portable across the cluster
> 3) doesn't work for non-javascript capable browsers
> 4) printing will have a issues I am sure

5) on my Mac, it tells me to download and install additional fonts.

> I'd really prefer to instead
> 1) enhance the <m> tag like we discussed this summer so that the math
> renderign could be switched in and out on the fly for specific
> users/browser combinations
> 2) work with the JAWS screen reader so that we can get this to work
> for blind people too

I couldn't agree more.

- Gerd.