Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Jeremias Maerki
While looking for material on page breaking I found several references to this document: http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/8124134 Does anyone know if it's worth ordering and waiting for it? The unfortunate thing is that they don't seem to have a PDF version that I could download

Re: [XML Graphics - FOP Wiki] Updated: PageLayout

2005-03-03 Thread Jeremias Maerki
I've tried to think this case through. Simon's suggestion for a special penalty is intriguing. It handles the case for table borders where we don't simply have an x or 0 situation (like penalty and glue provide), but we have a x or y situation. On the other side Luca is probably right that we

RE: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Victor Mote
Jeremias Maerki wrote: While looking for material on page breaking I found several references to this document: http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/8124134 Does anyone know if it's worth ordering and waiting for it? The unfortunate thing is that they don't seem to have a PDF

Re: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Jeremias Maerki
On 03.03.2005 16:19:24 Victor Mote wrote: Jeremias Maerki wrote: While looking for material on page breaking I found several references to this document: http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/8124134 Does anyone know if it's worth ordering and waiting for it? The

Re: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Glen Mazza
Happy to see how you have reprioritized your efforts over the past two months [1], and much, much for the better. Glen --- Jeremias Maerki [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I very much hope so. But it becomes more and more apparent that this will be the greatest challenge in my programmer's life.

Re: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Jeremias Maerki
Actually, I haven't. The RTF edition idea (which I haven't discarded, yet, just postponed due to time shortage) is still very high on my private priority list. As you can guess there's currently another one which comes first. On 03.03.2005 18:31:12 Glen Mazza wrote: Happy to see how you have

Re: Skype-conference on page-breaking?

2005-03-03 Thread Jeremias Maerki
I've bought some SkypeOut credits now. Funny thing: It's cheaper to call Simon in the Netherlands than to call someone in Lucerne via PSTN. Anyway, I'd like to ask if we could hold to a brainstorming conference call on page breaking either Sunday evening or next Monday or Tuesday somewhere

Re: Skype-conference on page-breaking?

2005-03-03 Thread Simon Pepping
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 08:34:54PM +0100, Jeremias Maerki wrote: I've bought some SkypeOut credits now. Funny thing: It's cheaper to call Simon in the Netherlands than to call someone in Lucerne via PSTN. Anyway, I'd like to ask if we could hold to a brainstorming conference call on page

Re: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Simon Pepping
On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 08:19:24AM -0700, Victor Mote wrote: Jeremias Maerki wrote: While looking for material on page breaking I found several references to this document: http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/8124134 Does anyone know if it's worth ordering and waiting for

RE: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Victor Mote
Simon Pepping wrote: Note that The TeXbook is TeX's user guide. Yes, Knuth's users are quite advanced. It was my first book in the direction of computers, and one of the most inspirational I have read. The TeX program is described in 'TeX The Program'. That text Oops. You're right. That

RE: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Victor Mote
Victor Mote wrote: Oops. You're right. That is volume 2 from the same Computers and Typesetting series. Er, it is actually volume B. Victor Mote

Re: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Vincent Hennebert
Hi Fop Team, Simon Pepping a écrit : On Thu, Mar 03, 2005 at 08:19:24AM -0700, Victor Mote wrote: Jeremias Maerki wrote: While looking for material on page breaking I found several references to this document: http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/fullcit/8124134 Does anyone know if it's worth

Re: Plass, Michael Frederick: Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic Typesetting Systems

2005-03-03 Thread Renaud Richardet
Vincent Hennebert wrote: By looking for this reference, I found the following article: www.pi6.fernuni-hagen.de/publ/tr234.pdf It's entitled 'On the Pagination of Complex Documents' (actually it's also referencing Plass). There's another article, where the top level of the algorithm is