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svmult.sty: version update + dual heading numbering #955
Reported on an arXiv paper at arxiv-vanity/engrafo#231
On some reading of svmult.cls it comes down to that package supporting both the numart and book numbering schemes, i.e. starting with section or starting with chapter.
They need to be explicitly toggled by using
The .cls file uses the usual heavy handed counter redefinitions based on this switch, which is gnarly to reimplement, but doable?
Another idea is to do something I've implemented in the past as a post-processing step after latexml, but this time as possibly a part of the crossref machinery in post-processing? Namely, to do a loop over all heading numbers and if they all have a leading zero, to trim that zero away. I recall there were some discussions that having a 0 chapter makes sense in some rare cases, but if the entire document is situated in the zero chapter, probably less so?
Another tiny peculiarity that turns this paper into an
Link to the up-to-date version:
It isn't helping that Springer are maintaining this style in-house, rather than using CTAN
This one should basically be fixed, at least as regards svmult. The given document does give a validation error, due to the authors not using an