[Maxima] proposal to omit pdf generation of reference manual
macrakis at alum.mit.edu
Sun Mar 11 20:44:10 CDT 2007
On 3/11/07, Alasdair McAndrew <amca01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> The trouble with both the html and the pdf documents is that they display
> maths as text, and there are no graphics.
Well, TeX is even worse, isn't it? Can you cut and paste from it?
With HTML, you can easily have formulae link to their machine-readable
form (though as far as I know, not cut-and-paste directly from the
> Also, there seem to be very few cross-references - once you get
> into a section, there is masses of information, with no "See also...." and
> the like.
Well, this is not a format issue, but a content issue. Perhaps we
(including me) should spend more time working on documentation ....
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