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papersize (was: Issues with and after upgrade to texlive)

Norbert Preining <preining@logic.at> wrote:

> On Mit, 18 Apr 2007, Frans Pop wrote:
>> The bottom margin is still not OK, but I just noticed that for some reason 
>> the papersize is incorrect in my sid chroot (/etc/papersize says a4 
>> though).
> Forget /etc/papersize. Forget /etc/papersize. Forget /etc/papersize.
> It has NO meaning in the TeX world, and it was a failure that tetex
> packages tried to use it in one way or the other.

Indeed?  I agree that it has no meaning currently (except maybe for
dvipdfm).  But didn't we find consensus about an idea how to implement
libpaper support in the future?  It was discussed in


Regards, Frank

Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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