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Re: latex2html



On Wed, 2004-06-30 at 10:03, Tim Waugh wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2004 at 08:37:47AM -0400, Neal D. Becker wrote:
> 
> > Thanks so much for including latex2html!
> > 
> > Just 1 problem.  It's japanese!!!
> > 
> > /usr/bin/latex2html is actually jlatex2html (it has a japanese patch).
> > 
> > I figured out how to fix titles back to english, but dates are still in
> > japanese.
> > 
> > <rant>
> > OK, if you take a prominent package, and patch it, and then install it
> > replacing the original package, you are obligated to clearly document how
> > to restore the orignal behavior.  It appears this japanese patch isn't
> > documented at all.
> > <\rant>
> > 
> > Anyone know how to fix this?
> 
> This is the first time I've even heard of this problem.  An indicator
> of the size of the userbase for the latex2html we ship?

Hi Tim,

Yes, I agree that latex2html users are few in number.  But does that
make us worthless?  I hope not!  ;-)


> Please file a bug report in bugzilla so that we can track this issue
> properly.

OK, I just submitted:

  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=127010

and am now building tetex-2.0.2-14 from the SRPM without some of the JA
patches and/or with slightly modified versions of the JA patches (so
that they don't *DEFAULT* to Japanese).

If I can get any better results, I will be sure to forward the patches.

Thank you for your time!

Ed

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