Re: A few niggles

Subject: Re: A few niggles
From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2000 17:48:14 +0100 (BST)
G.B.Stott@xxxxxxxxxxxx writes:
 > 1. When using 2 column text, the last page always comes out with columns
 > balanced even though I have the following belt-and-braces pair active.
 > 	(define %page-balance-columns?% #f)
 > 	(define page-balance-columns? #f)

this is fixed, so far as I know, in current jadetex and/or docbook
.dsl files

 > 2. Regularly (I am tempted to say, `Always' but I'm not certain) I get a
 > blank page at the end of a document.

this is a feature :-}

 > 3. The page number on the first page of a document is lower than on all
 > succeeding pages. When I get an extra blank page, there is no page number at

i'd need to see a concrete example of this

 > Below is a very short example which exhibits the first two problems; there's
 > <!DOCTYPE article PUBLIC "-//G.B.Stott//DTD Extension 1.0 to DocBook 3.1//EN">

call me a bastard if you like, but I really think you should submit
test file against a public identifier that I have a hope in hell of


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