Upload announcement (octavo class)

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Jul 6 16:36:44 CEST 2003

Stefan A. Revets writes:

> Please find here hopefully complete and relevant details of an
> upload I have made today to CTAN. As this is my first attempt at
> writing a LaTeX package, I welcome any comments or suggestions you
> may have before putting the package on CTAN.

i've had a quick look, but i see no reason not to install your
submission as it stands.

> Name of the package: octavo.zip (containing octavo.dtx, octavo.ins, read.me)
> CTAN upload node: ftp.tex.ac.uk
> Suggested repository: macros/latex/contrib/supported/octavo
> Licensing conditions: lppl
> Summary of the package:
>    Octavo provides a modification of the standard LaTeX book class
>    to typeset books following classical layout and design
>    principles. In particular, book formats are set to classical
>    sizes such as foolscap, crown, post, demy, etc., margins are set
>    harmonically, an attempt is made to maintain a constant grid of
>    printed lines throughout the text, and the page styles are
>    defined more discretely. The documentation includes methods to
>    produce signatures so that books can actually be made by the
>    user.

i've actually installed the files in macros/latex/contrib/octavo,
since the supported/misc distinction is disappearing and all of both
directories is being moved into contrib/

thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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