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Subject: DOCBOOK-APPS: Re: PassiveTex fixes for 1.53.0

On Mon, Aug 12, 2002 at 01:00:19AM -0700, Alex Lancaster wrote:
> >>>>> "Bob" == Bob Stayton <bobs@caldera.com> writes:
> Bob> It is now possible to get PassiveTeX working again with the
> Bob> DocBook XSL 1.53.0 stylesheets.
> Bob> I communicated the problems to Sebastian Rahtz who provided two
> Bob> PassiveTeX update files to fix the hardest problem, which was the
> Bob> introduction of tables to format running headers and footers in
> Bob> the static-content on pages.  I added a small customization file
> Bob> to fix the font naming problem (used single names rather than
> Bob> multiple names), and the use of "1px" as the running head/foot
> Bob> rule width (changed to 0.5pt, which works in PassiveTeX).
> Bob> These files are available for download. They are attached to
> Bob> SourceForge bug #593600 at:
> Bob> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=593600&group_id=21935&atid=373747
> Bob> I tested these with a TeXLive7 installation.
> Bob,
> You da man!  I just got this working by rebuilding the PassiveTeX RPM
> that comes with Red Hat with the new files included.  
> Finally I can see the results of the new stylesheets.  The PDF output
> from FO is looking better and better!
> I take that Sebastian will add this to the "official" PassiveTeX zip
> in due course?  I just checked the passivetex.zip on the PassiveTeX
> website, and it's still at version 1.18 (with no fixes)

Yes, but due course may be awhile.  He is going on
a month-long trip.  That's why I decided to post
them on sourceforge.
> Cheers, Alex
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