Review (and install?) WikiTeX
Closed, DeclinedPublic

Description

Author: gigamb

Description:
Dealing with chemistry for it.wiki, I'd really appreciate to have the extension
of LaTeX for chemical formulae (called XymTeX, tag <chem>) active on wikipedia.

That would help in creating a common standard for drawing formulae and would
avoid to upload image files.

Thank you.
:it:Utente:Paginazero


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement

bzimport added a subscriber: wikibugs-l.
bzimport set Reference to bz3252.
bzimport created this task.Via LegacyAug 24 2005, 12:15 PM
bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 21 2009, 1:35 PM

bernhard.kleine wrote:

Is there any reason, that this feature has not yet been added? Three years have passed and the request is still open.

I strongly support this request for XyMTeX and the <chem> tag to be active in wikipedia.

B.Kleine

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 21 2009, 4:14 PM

WP.Wuzur wrote:

see also bug 7514

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitFeb 21 2009, 4:24 PM

bernhard.kleine wrote:

I have seen the WikiTeX link! But it tells that chemistry has been included on WikiTeX. This is also true for e.g. wikisophia, where <chem> tags are actually working. But it is not true for wikipedia where the same constructs are not translated into structures. This inclusion is heartfully desired.

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitMar 19 2009, 3:45 PM

mike.lifeguard+bugs wrote:

There is also a request to add support for mhchem (bug 5856) which is probably a much better idea.

I don't think the WikiTeX extension is ready for deployment, so I'm removing the shell keyword.

Also, this is a configuration request - the extension already exists.

Aklapper added a comment.Via ConduitMar 3 2014, 12:04 AM

(In reply to Mike.lifeguard from comment #5)

There is also a request to add support for mhchem (bug 5856) which is
probably a much better idea.

I don't think the WikiTeX extension is ready for deployment, so I'm removing
the shell keyword.

WikiTex' ChangeLog ends in 2007 and the TODO file is from 2009. Unmaintained extensions will not be deployed on WMF wikis and bug 5856 is the way to go.
This can be re-examined once WikiTex is maintained again, but closing as WONTFIX for the time being.

Add Comment

Column Prototype
This is a very early prototype of a persistent column. It is not expected to work yet, and leaving it open will activate other new features which will break things. Press "\" (backslash) on your keyboard to close it now.