On 3/4/20 12:44 PM, Jean-Pierre Delange wrote: > Dear Pablo, > > It seems that we never should say "never" about things which appear all > over the real world. I just go back to a previous assertion you made here.
Dear Jean-Pierre, I said “I have never seen that...” not “I will never see that...”. > I agree with you about footnotes which should be placed on the same page > (I quote) : > >> Bottom notes are somewhat tricky in ConTeXt. The user expects that these >> notes (either footnotes, or linenotes) aren’t moved to the next page. I >> mean, no reader expects to find a full footnote in the next page from >> the one that calls it. (At least, I have never seen that in any book >> read or paged through.) > [...] > As a kind of sample, see the French translation of Nichomachean Ethics > by Jean Tricot (1983 edition), Jean Vrin publisher, pages 201, 225-226, > 245-246, etc. One can notice an effort to reduce the body text in order > to let some space to footnotes. But this effort flaws on several pages... This makes the perfect case for using endnotes. > A way had have been chosen by publishers : "don't abuse about > footnotes!", which is clearly impossible within academic books in > Humanities... Using endnotes would be a much easier approach. Pablo -- http://www.ousia.tk ___________________________________________________________________________________ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : firstname.lastname@example.org / http://www.ntg.nl/mailman/listinfo/ntg-context webpage : http://www.pragma-ade.nl / http://context.aanhet.net archive : https://bitbucket.org/phg/context-mirror/commits/ wiki : http://contextgarden.net ___________________________________________________________________________________