# [NTG-pdftex] missing pages

Hans Hagen pragma@wxs.nl
Mon, 05 Jul 2004 18:12:27 +0200

```Heiko Oberdiek wrote:

>On Mon, Jul 05, 2004 at 10:10:02AM +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
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>>Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
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>>>I would prefer variant b) because it reduces the needed magic numbers.
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>>i like a because i often run into faulty pdf's and this is a nice way of
>>detecting them -)
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>I do not understand this, a) adds another possibility for testing,
>if someone has specified 0 or a negative number as page number
>for \pdfximage. But this has nothing to do with faulty PDFs.
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ah, i thought that -2 would also be set if pdftex had problems with the pdf file (xpdf lib error)

Hans

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