# [Maxima] Moderation

Leo nb0yjxtr at iceland.freeshell.org
Mon Jun 4 17:55:19 CDT 2012

Evgeniy Maevskiy <emaevskiy at e-math.ru> writes:

> Benefits of forum:
> 1) each post with all the response messages in a single Web page

Well, I don't know which email client you use, but it is pretty standard
that most clients support some sort of threading, i.e. grouping messages
that are related. This feature may be disabled by default (some do not
like it).

However, if your email client does not support this, gmane's webpage
certainly does.

> 2) the search for a specific subject by keyword

You can do that here:
http://maxima.sourceforge.net/maximalist.html
and the archive here:
http://www.math.utexas.edu/pipermail/maxima/
lets you search the list's archive by topic, author, etc.

> 3) you can type mathematical formulas, and they look decent (as
> implemented in Wikipedia)

By this, I guess you mean that you can enter (La)TeX and it will be

This is a good point. Here is a Greasemonkey script that enables LaTeX

http://pastebin.com/EZ877j8G

If you follow the installation instructions, you should be able to see
the following rendered correctly in your browser:

$\pi \cong 3.14159 \ldots$.

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