Re: Plass' thesis: Optimal Pagination Techniques...

2006-06-02 Thread Jeremias Maerki
Vincent,

the thesis is cheap at 35$. I paid 61$ for a paper copy last year. And
ISO standards cost more than three times that for the same number of
pages. That said, I think these 35$ are well-spent. Maybe there are
student reductions?

I couldn't do much with the thesis. I just didn't understand most of it.
Too abstract and mathematically oriented for me. But that's probably
because I dropped off University after the first semester. :-) Anyway,
the thesis seems to contain a lot about before-floats. Actually, IMO,
the thesis title is too generic for what's inside. I think you could get
quite a bit out of it for your project.

On 01.06.2006 19:41:38 Vincent Hennebert wrote:
 Hi all,
 
 A bit more than one year ago Plass' thesis was cited on this list [1].
 By looking at the 24 Page Preview available on the site it seems that
 this works may help me to have a better understanding of the issue, and
 solves some of the problems I raised on the Wiki.
 
 I would like to have the confirmation by those (namely Jeremias) who
 have bought this book if it is worth its price (35$ for an image-only
 pdf file... a bit expensive, IMO). So?
 
 Thanks,
 Vincent
 
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Jeremias Maerki



Re: Plass' thesis: Optimal Pagination Techniques...

2006-06-02 Thread Vincent Hennebert

Ok, I've just purchased it. Anyway, I had to find something to do with
all the money Google will give to me...

Thanks,
Vincent


Jeremias Maerki a écrit :

Vincent,

the thesis is cheap at 35$. I paid 61$ for a paper copy last year. And
ISO standards cost more than three times that for the same number of
pages. That said, I think these 35$ are well-spent. Maybe there are
student reductions?

I couldn't do much with the thesis. I just didn't understand most of it.
Too abstract and mathematically oriented for me. But that's probably
because I dropped off University after the first semester. :-) Anyway,
the thesis seems to contain a lot about before-floats. Actually, IMO,
the thesis title is too generic for what's inside. I think you could get
quite a bit out of it for your project.

On 01.06.2006 19:41:38 Vincent Hennebert wrote:


Hi all,

A bit more than one year ago Plass' thesis was cited on this list [1].
By looking at the 24 Page Preview available on the site it seems that
this works may help me to have a better understanding of the issue, and
solves some of the problems I raised on the Wiki.

I would like to have the confirmation by those (namely Jeremias) who
have bought this book if it is worth its price (35$ for an image-only
pdf file... a bit expensive, IMO). So?

Thanks,
Vincent

[1] 
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/xmlgraphics-fop-dev/200503.mbox/[EMAIL PROTECTED]





Jeremias Maerki