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  • Check it out in HTML at,
    brian, the above line is misleading as there is currently only a PDF version. Do you plan on having an HTML version of each issue? While PDF is nice for sort of tieing a bow on a publication and making it layout exactly as you wish, it is not so nice for cut/paste which I expect a lot of us to do as we try out pieces of code.

    And by the way, very nice first issue!

    Mike Arms - my Perl website []
    • That's my mistake. There was an HTML version briefly during the production. It's not there anymore though.

      The news story has been updated to prevent further confusion.


      • So the question that remains is: In the future, will there be an HTML version of each issue?

        Or can the code files for each issue be made available in a *.tar.gz ? If these were available, then no real need for an HTML version.

        Mike Arms - my Perl website []
        • Well, if you read the Extreme Publishing article, you'll understand me when I say We'll have an HTML version (and a *.tgz file) as soon as it's necessary (and when it becomes important enough to schedule for delivery).     :-)


          • I sometimes collaborate with the " PLUTO Journal []", the web magazine of the Italian PLUTO FSUG (PLUTO was the first Italian national Linux Users Group).

            The Pluto Journal staff is now making an effort to switch to XML. We are building an XML format specially designed for technical articles, our goal is to have all the articles written in this XPJ format and having them published in a bunch of formats (HTML, RSS, PDF, plain text...).

            Project is at its beginning, so not much has been done at the moment. We ar