PDF display bug in chapter 7

Ben Collins-Sussman sussman at red-bean.com
Sun Oct 2 10:35:22 CDT 2005

On 9/30/05, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato at red-bean.com> wrote:
> Peter Clark wrote:
> > The chapter 7 text presents an issue during PDF display, on page 153
> > of the pdf (page 135 in the text). This is in the "externals
> > definition" section. The 4th paragraph looks like this (copying and
> > pasting from the PDF):
> Had I a nickel for the number of times this bug was reported...
> Seriously, we do appreciate the report.  Unfortunately this a problem in
> tools we depend on but do not seem to currently have the energy to fix.  :-)

The bug is either in the XSLT stylesheet we use (which converts
Docbook XML into a .fo document), or in the 'fop' program (which
renders .fo documents as PDF).

We should just post this to the frontpage of svnbook.red-bean.com, ya know?

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