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I love using RSS-feed and I wanted to use it for this site too. The problem is that my RSS-Reader does not render Latex so I get the source code of Latex and trying to render Latex in my head is not so easy! Wouldn't it be better if the Latex formulas are sent as pictures so that the RSS-Reader can do a better job.

I am also open to suggestions of an RSS-Reader (for linux), which can render Latex or Mathjax or whatever.

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    $\begingroup$ Can RSS handle embedded images? Is it a sign of my age that I'm even asking this? $\endgroup$ – user10851 Feb 21 '15 at 0:32
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    $\begingroup$ This StackOverflow question suggests that MathJax (what we use here) cannot be used in RSS feeds due to lack of JavaScript. The comments suggest a work-around, but I'm not knowledgeable enough to know what it means. $\endgroup$ – Kyle Kanos Feb 21 '15 at 3:56
  • $\begingroup$ Though this MathOverflow post has a few suggestions. $\endgroup$ – Kyle Kanos Feb 21 '15 at 4:00
  • $\begingroup$ I personally would just use the chatjax bookmarklet and click it to render all dollary formulae on the page. $\endgroup$ – Manishearth Feb 21 '15 at 13:00
  • $\begingroup$ @manishearth how would that work? $\endgroup$ – Gonenc Feb 21 '15 at 13:16
  • $\begingroup$ math.ucla.edu/~robjohn/math/mathjax.html $\endgroup$ – Manishearth Feb 21 '15 at 13:25
  • $\begingroup$ @Manishearth: Sadly, that does not work for web browsers with built-in RSS feeders (e.g., Opera 12.16 that I use). $\endgroup$ – Kyle Kanos Feb 22 '15 at 15:49
  • $\begingroup$ @ChrisWhite yes, RSS does handle embedded images. $\endgroup$ – David Z Feb 23 '15 at 23:55

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