Re: Jade/DSSSL future

Subject: Re: Jade/DSSSL future
From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 29 May 1999 11:32:00 +0100 (BST)
Adam Di Carlo writes:

 > >    So, dare I suggest it, what would it take to adapt this
 > > intermediate level of functionality into a new (set of, I'd guess)
 > > DSSSL FOs that would fall between simple-page-sequence and the full
 > > page-sequence?
 > I would think that the way to do this is to "pretend" to implement
 > page-sequence, but really only implement a subset (but a large subset
 > than the simple-page-sequence offers).  I'd have to study the spec to
yes, I buy that approach. but the implementation in a backend is still
doing to be horrid
 > >From Sebastian's other replies, I would expect that perhaps a
 > completely new TeX backend might be called for, one which just spits
 > out raw TeX commands...
yes. starting from the RTF backend one might think about reusing an
awful lot of James' code in there


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