Ya'll prepare for the xml->latex conversion
billyoc at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Feb 14 02:08:45 PST 2003
gerard at linuxfromscratch.org (Gerard Beekmans) writes:
> See my email to lfs-dev I just sent (subject: Going to have to convert XML to
> LaTeX). I've setup CVS to use the LFS/latex module and commit messages will
> appear on this list too.
> Addionally, Billy O'Connor has been given CVS write access to the LFS/book and
> LFS/latex modules. I've talked to all editors privately and we all agreed
> Billy should be an LFS editor. It's just that I wanted to wait after the
> LFS-4.1 release to set it up (got other people I'd like to make an editor
> too), but Billy has been extremely helpful in sorting out this XML2PDF stuff
> and he's agreed to help out converting to latex. So CVS write access was
> given earlier in light of this ;)
> So, Billy, congrats, welcome on board (again).
Thank you, Gerard, I'm honored. I Hope I can help with the project.
> Billy, if you have the time (I know you're going to NYC for a few weeks so I
> won't burden you too much with work) before you leave, maybe you can write a
> possible latex book template? Maybe an URL I can start off at? I'm heading
> out to bed now and it'd be good if I have something to start with in the
> morning (just trying to save time).
I'm just getting ready to leave here, don't think I can get anything
out this morning. To make matters worse, I'm going to be having
network problems in the city, since I thought I wouldn't be returning
and have no apartment there anymore. I'll be able to check my mail
and cvs once or twice a day at most. I've got a good latex install
and the book sources on my laptop, though, so I'll check back this
evening. ctan.org has all the world and then some for TeX/LaTeX, if
we need anything beyond what is in the teTeX distribution tapes.
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