# [seqfan] Re: MathJax

John W. Nicholson reddwarf2956 at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 25 04:58:05 CEST 2014

I like that Idea.

John W. Nicholson

On Tuesday, June 24, 2014 9:12 PM, L. Edson Jeffery <lejeffery2 at gmail.com> wrote:

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>>That would not be so good, because when you are searching the database you
>>want plain text, not latex. Plain text is primary.
>>Latex, math jax, mathML, ..., are secondary
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>Not to argue, because I really don't care either way, but oeis.org database
>searches need not be affected since that database would not be changed,
>except to add a link to a corresponding wiki page. Of course, people could
>indeed search the corresponding wiki pages if they want to, but that seems
>like it would not be useful at all.
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>The wiki pages might be very nice to have at least for the core sequences,
>and there are many other interesting sequences with formulas in them that
>mught be easier to read when displayed after being written in LaTeX. I took
>A212329 as a simple example to illustrate such a page. The name of the page
>is LA212329, and you can see what it might look like at
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>https://oeis.org/wiki/User:L._Edson_Jeffery/LA212329
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>So, after making the wiki page LAxxxxxx corresponding to Axxxxxx, a link to
>it could just be added to Axxxxxx with no other modifications to Axxxxxx
>being necessary.
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>Ed Jeffery
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