Another Turn of Subject

Fri Jun 7 12:23:22 PDT 2002

David Dyer-Bennet <dd-b at dd-b.net> wrote:
> tyan at twcny.rr.com (Thomas Yan) writes:
> > Could you make each page in the book a separate document,
> > e.g. Dragon-Ch3-p72?  Then returning the document automatically gives
> > you the book, the chapter, and --for at least one edition-- the page
> > number, from which you could also get "20% into the chapter", like you
> > describe below:
> I *could*, but it would have consequences.  For example, looking for a
> phrase that crossed the page boundary would always fail, and looking
> for things "near" each other wouldn't find them on separate pages.  

Oh yeah, that sucks.  But it would be nice to get precise page numbers
in there somehow, in addition to just a percentage.
> > P.S. I'm switching to the digest.  All this traffic is neat, but it is a
> >      constant flood!
> Let me know if it works; it's supposed to be there, but I don't
> believe I've done anything to test it.

Will do.  Good thing I haven't yet unsubscribed to the undigested
version, then!

- tky