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Re: [Texmacs-dev] TeXmacs & Webassembly

From: TeXmacs
Subject: Re: [Texmacs-dev] TeXmacs & Webassembly
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 14:15:32 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi Max,

Thanks, this sounds interesting, but could you provide a small HOWTO
about how to launch this version of TeXmacs?  I downloaded the zip file and
I don't see how to use it.

Best wishes, --Joris

On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 11:01:40AM +0100, Massimiliano Gubinelli wrote:
> Dear all,
>  I've experimented in porting TeXmacs to Webassembly. The result is attached 
> to this message. It is a version of TeXmacs with S7 as scheme interpreter and 
> running with the legacy widget kit on top of a Qt layer. All compiled in 
> Webassembly with Qt/Wasm and Emscripten. It seems usable even if compiled 
> without optimization.
> You can grab it here (67mb compressed)
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/56vw20vnz8w0azr/TeXmacs-webassembly.zip?dl=0
> but you need a local server to serve the files to the browser.
> Note that this is just a test. Windows and maybe many other things are not 
> yet working properly. You can try it safely since the program is sandboxed 
> and cannot interact with your filesystem. In particular you have only access 
> to a virtual filesystem in memory, so you cannot save files on your computer 
> (yet).
> Hope you enjoy. Webassembly is really an interesting technology. We should 
> think if we can leverage it to have more widespread adoption of TeXmacs.
> Max

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