[OS X TeX] Mathematics by Chat?

Jung-Tsung Shen jushen at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 13:07:23 EST 2007

On 12/23/07, david craig <dac at panix.com> wrote:
> I am seeking a cross-platform solution for live chats which can include
> mathematics in some fashion.
> I'll be using a Mac; the other end will be a Windows XP box.  Two ways
> to include math occur -- dropping little pdfs from LaTeXiT; or some sort
> of tablet-integrated solution where both sides could just write out what
> they wanted and then ... well, I don't know.   Some sort of "virtual
> blackboard" kind of thing would be ideal.
> I hope to integrate with video chat so we can see each other (yes, I've
> thought of just using small whiteboards -- which may be what I end up
> doing, initially), but a text-based chat may be more reliable/realistic.
> The idea is to make online office hours and remote collaboration
> genuinely realistic.
> Any ideas, suggestions, inspirations, and, most especially, experience,
> would be welcome.
> Thanks,
> David Craig

Not a cross-platform solution, but on Mac's, the following program
might do some of what you wanted to do:



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