[OS X TeX] odd behaviour amsart+babel

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Nov 9 13:39:02 EST 2004

On 11/9/04 12:14 PM, "Gary L.Gray" <gray at engr.psu.edu> wrote:

> On Nov 9, 2004, at 12:26 PM, Piero D'Ancona wrote:
>> \documentclass{amsart}
>> \usepackage[anylanguage]{babel}
>> \title{The title}
>> \begin{document}
>> \maketitle
>> Something, repeated many times.
>> \end{document}
>> My first computer typesets it beautifully (with pdflatex). On my
>> second computer, however, since a few days the running title (in the
>> page header) appears as
>> anylanguageTHE TITLE
>> i.e., the name of the language is prepended to the running title
>> itself.
>> If I comment out the babel line, the problem disappears.
>> If I switch to latex, the dvi file is immaculate.
>> If I pdflatex on my first computer, which has an older version of
>> GW-tex, the result is perfect.
>> But if I pdflatex on my powerbook, which has the most up-to-date
>> version of GW-tex, the problem appears. I re-installed the TeX
>> i-package but nothing changes. Even if I use the command line
>> pdflatex, the problem persists, so it must be low-level.
>> I am not suggesting that GW-tex is the culprit; but where might I look
>> for the origin of troubles? some corrupted files? some hidden
>> invisible character in the source? and, do you see the same behaviour
>> or is it just me?
> I just tried it and, yes, my setup exhibits exactly the same behavior.
> I am also using the latest installation from Gerben.
> -- Gary


Sigh... I'm NOT seeing this using [english] as the language. I'm using
Gerben's TL2004 distribution from several days ago.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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