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Re: Bug#311997: ITP: gaim-latex -- gaim plugin wich translate LaTeX code into image in conversation

On Sunday 05 June 2005 03:37 am, Bill Allombert wrote:
> Sound like a potential security nightmare to me. LaTeX is a full
> programming language.

  Well, in principle it would be possible to just parse a subset of LaTeX [0] 
and get reasonable results.  If they're calling LaTeX directly, though, that 
could definitely spell trouble.


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