Re: jade/jadetex

Subject: Re: jade/jadetex
From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 22:54:51 +0100 (BST)
Joerg Wittenberger writes:
 > jade:I: maximum number of errors (200) reached; change with -E option
 > TeXFOTBuilder.cxx:761: failed assertion `CurCell != NULL'
 > IOT/Abort trap (core dumped)
 > unfortunatly I forget to keep the posting.
I am afraid my reply was along the lines of "oh dear" :-}

 > 2) I am fighting the system to get a simple formating right.  For some 
 > reason jade/jadetex refuses to break my paragraphs in table cells
 > while Norm's docbook style paragraphs are broken.  I really can't see
 > the problem.  This is becoming urgent for me...
if it works in RTF but not TeX, its a jadetex problem. does it work in 

 > 3) You wrote that jadetexs table stuff needs some work anyway.  How
 > much work (lines of code / man days) do you expect?  Which skills
 > would be required?
heavy TeX programming experience, i am afraid. or else substantial C++
to rewrite Jade's TeX backend from scratch

 > if I leave them with that half working stuff, that wouldn't be too
 > promoting.  Hence I'm thinking about ways and expenses.
tried Framemaker and the MIF backend?


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