Bug 11061 - jade generates bad TeX output
jade generates bad TeX output
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 10944
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: jade (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2000-04-26 18:43 EDT by ramon
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:13 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-05 11:36:49 EDT
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Description ramon 2000-04-26 18:43:53 EDT
Output produced by Jade for TeX does not work. The TeX output contains a
line with garbage:


(^@ stands for ASCII 0 here)
which causes TeX to complain.

Some input:

<!DOCTYPE chapter PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook V3.1//EN">
<chapter> <title> This is a title </title>
<sect1> <title> A section </title>
This is some text

jl1.quim.ucm.es~> jade -t tex -d \
/usr/lib/sgml/stylesheets/nwalsh-modular/print/plain.dsl -o kk.tex kk.sgml

jl1.quim.ucm.es~> jadetex kk.tex
[output omitted]
! Text line contains an invalid character.
l.203 {^^@
! Text line contains an invalid character.
l.203 {^^@^^@
[1.0.12] [2.0.12] (kk.aux) )
[more output omitted]

This makes docbook pretty unusable, at least for printing. Automatic
conversion from docbook to dvi or pdf, using the commands db2dvi and
db2pdf does not work for the reason above.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2000-05-05 11:36:59 EDT
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 10944 ***

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