I have been working on integrating jsMath with mediawiki (see http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:JsMath\) and I have a small problem.
Mediawiki will not let wiki users insert their own html tags on pages for security reasons, but with jsMath you can easily insert arbitrary html tags with the @(...) command inside an hbox environment. I would therefore very much like to be able to turn off this @(...) feature. What I would like is an option like
DisableInsertingHtmlTags = 1; // Turn off @(...)?
in easy/load.js that would make anything inside @(...) disappear.
Is this something that could be added to the next version of jsMath?
Davide P. Cervone
Yes, that would be fairly easy to do, and is a good idea. It might also be nice to have a list of allowed tags rather than just disabling it entirely (though I suppose that would allow people to enter tags without a matching close tag, and that could still be used to mess up the display). I will add something to the next version of jsMath that allows you to control this better. I'll also have to filter out <...> since that would get turned into <...> and then parsed as a tag. So it is a little more complicated that it originally seems. Anyway, it can be done.
BTW, I have seen your MediaWiki plugin, and it is very nice work. Thanks for your support of jsMath.