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

2005-03-04 Thread Jeremias Maerki
An alternative link to the documents Renaud referred to: http://www.le-hacker.org/hacks/pagination/ There are a few other quite interesting documents on layout questions, particularly something about tables which might come in handy later. On 04.03.2005 02:14:56 Renaud Richardet wrote: Vincent

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: 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