[Geany] A few notes about Geany Newsletter

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Sun Mar 13 08:41:15 UTC 2011

On Sun, 13 Mar 2011 09:30:09 +0100, Frank wrote:

>On Sun, 13 Mar 2011 02:01:10 +0100
>Dominic Hopf <dmaphy at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Am Sonntag, den 13.03.2011, 01:24 +0100 schrieb Frank Lanitz:
>> > 
>> > The 'development' is done transparent inside a public git
>> > repository at
>> > 
>> > http://git.geany.org/newsletter/ 
>> Is there any special things to be done to generate the Newsletter? Or
>> is it enough to generate it via the "usual" LaTeX tools like pdflatex
>> and so on? Maybe it would be useful to add something like a README
>> file in the Git repository, since potential contributors surely want
>> to know how to preview their changes. 
>Issue one has been generated via calling 
>pdflatex newsletter_1.tex 
>for the pdf. The HTML Version has been created with 
>htlatex newsletter_1.tex xhtml -cvalidate -interaction=batchmode
>For issue 2+ there will be some changes and at this point there will be
>also a README ;) 

I still strongly recommend to use another source format for the
newsletter. LaTeX might be great but for that kind of document I think
some easy plain text markup language fits better (as we all already
I'd suggest ReST as it's very easy and we use it already in Geany.


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