Re: belle page

Subject: Re: belle page
From: Jany Quintard <quintard.j@xxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 10:34:09 +0200 (CEST)
On Sun, 23 Apr 2000, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:

> Brandon Ibach writes:
>  > > Is there a way to force the beginning of a chapter on an odd numbered
>  > > .../...
> you could add a non-standard attribute, surely? easier than the full
> "page" object.
>  > object that look horrendously complicated.  Perhaps it would not be so
>  > .../...
>  > difficulty involved.
> I remember some years ago asking James Clark about this, and he
> demonstrated to me that it would be a nightmare for the TeX backend,
> because of things like footnotes, floats and sidebars which would all
> come out of sequence. Still, maybe it could work.

If I understand it correctly, page sequencing is done by TeX processors
(Latex, jadetex), as TOC is calculated in the "compiling" phase.
So, is there a possibility to modify the TeX file (using a shell) before its
processing by jadetex ?
Or is my supposition silly ?


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