[OS X TeX] Web hosting etc
schremmer.alain at gmail.com
Mon Oct 8 10:50:20 EDT 2007
On Oct 8, 2007, at 12:30 AM, Adam M. Goldstein wrote:
> If you use .Mac, then you can also use iWeb to create and publish
> the web site with the files to upload. You get a nice site with no
> coding, just dragging and dropping widgets and choosing backgounds
That part looks like is just for me.
> .Mac costs $100 per year
I think that I could afford that. But, right now, google pages sounds
simpler. One day, though, I would like to have a more sophisticated
site with, say, a discussion forum.
> , and iWeb (a part of iLife) (iThis, iThat, iTheOtherDamnThing)
> costs around the same.
I got that already because the old iPhoto ceased to be able to handle
my production (I am trying to learn how to frame pictures with an
optical 12X Panasonic-Leica and I can't seem to be able to jettison
But, again, does google search .mac or does it treat it like verizon?
> It is not open source, but then again, although google pages is
> free, it's not open source either.
Does it matter that google pages is not open source? Not that I am
especially in love with google.
> Regarding Sourceforge, they probably wouldn't want to host this
> project, because (they would say) it is primarily devoted to
> content, rather than executable code.
They would be quite right. On the other hand, though, I hope I will
have one day to look for the contents equivalent.
> I personally can't wait to see the magnum opus, both to learn about
> math, direct students to it
As I already said, flattery never really hurt anybody!
> , and also so that I can see the LaTeX used to build it, especially
> after having seen all the questions posted here about it.
You might say it was a case of the ends justifying the means but, no,
I was just quite shameless about it.
> On Oct 7, 2007, at 10:28 PM, Jens Noeckel wrote:
>> On Oct 7, 2007, at 6:38 PM, Alain Schremmer wrote:
>>> iv. The first part of the magnum opus to be uploaded will be the
>>> standalone version of the algebra part of "From Arithmetic To
>>> Differential Calculus" (Yes, that's the magnum opus' title.) That
>>> will be finished, text, homework,review exams and all, within the
>>> next few weeks. I will then make zip files for the various
>>> components and see what sizes I get.
>> don't worry, this will be a piece of cake. You have a gmail
>> account, so probably the best choice (since it's free and
>> completely under your control) would be to create your website at
>> You just have to choose a name for your site (e.g. magnumopus),
>> and then you stuff will be available at
>> There are probably lots of people on the list who can provide web
>> space (incuding me), but googlepages is really quite easy to use,
>> so you should be OK on your own, if all you want to do right now
>> is to upload zip files. All file uploads are conveniently handled
>> through a file open dialog from within your web browser (i.e., you
>> will be in familiar territory at all times, and can forget about
>> sftp, ssh etc.). The hardest part is to type a web page in
>> "google page creator" online, and insert your uploaded zip files
>> into that page as links. As I said, this is all done entirely
>> within your web browser.
>> ------------------------- Helpful Info -------------------------
>> Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
>> TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
>> List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
>> List Reminders & Etiquette: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/list/
> Adam M. Goldstein PhD
> Assistant Professor of Philosophy
> Iona College
> email: agoldstein at iona.edu
> web: http://www.iona.edu/faculty/agoldstein/
> tel: (914) 637-2717
> post: Iona College
> Department of Philosophy
> 715 North Avenue
> New Rochelle, NY 10801
> ------------------------- Helpful Info -------------------------
> Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
> TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
> List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
> List Reminders & Etiquette: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/list/
------------------------- Helpful Info -------------------------
Mac-TeX Website: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/
TeX FAQ: http://www.tex.ac.uk/faq
List Archive: http://tug.org/pipermail/macostex-archives/
List Reminders & Etiquette: http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/list/
More information about the MacOSX-TeX