Re: Features needed for high-end DTP apps

On Sun, 2002-10-20 at 00:25, Soeren Sandmann wrote:
> What does pdfTeX do that TeX doesn't?

Micro-typography like margin kerning and varying letter widths. 

Han The Tanh: "Micro-typographic extensions to the TeX typesetting
system", Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Informatics, 2000.

> One reference is:
>    Michael F. Plass: "Optimal Pagination Techniques for Automatic
>    Typesetting Systems", CS Dept. Stanford University, 1981.

Another good reference for Pagination algorithms is 

Stefan Wohlfeil, "On the Pagination of Complex, Book-like Documents",
Hagen, 1997.


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