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XSL FO: initial-page-number

From: Stephen Deach <sdeach@Adobe.COM>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 15:57:28 -0700
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To: xsl-editors@w3.org
I am forwarding this to xsl-editors as a comment on the Public xsl-list
that may reflect a miswording in the current draft.

It is my interpretation that one should begin the numbering on the
next-available odd number, but not issue a "blank" page.


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>From: "Sebastian Rahtz" <sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>
>Date: Tue, 23 May 2000 22:28:15 +0100 (BST)
>To: xsl-list@mulberrytech.com
>Subject: XSL FO: initial-page-number
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>Reply-To: xsl-list@mulberrytech.com
>Can someone comment on my interpretation of
>  fo:initial-page-number="auto-odd"
>The page sequence must be numbered so that it follows on from the last
>page-sequence, but is incremented by one if that means it would be
>even. Is the implication that I should leave a blank page where that
>even-numbered page would have mean? or does my document simply skip a
>If this is NOT how I leave a blank page to start eg a new chapter on
>an odd page, how _do_ I specify that? I need to start a new
>page-sequence for the new chapter, because the fo:static-content will
>Sebastian Rahtz
> XSL-List info and archive:  http://www.mulberrytech.com/xsl/xsl-list

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