[OS X TeX] odd behaviour amsart+babel

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Tue Nov 9 17:27:36 EST 2004

On 11/9/04 12:39 PM, "Herb Schulz" <herbs at wideopenwest.com> wrote:

> 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
> Howdy,
> 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)


The date of my installed TL2004 that does NOT exhibit the behavior with
babel is 2004/11/04 20:04:22.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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