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Barbara Irwin of the Linux Brochure Project (LBP) indicated that Guylhem Aznar invited LBP to join the LDP
Initially, the project developed as a way for printing a flyer for the Victoria Linux User Group. LBP is a registered project at SourceForge. Various examples for US Letter and A4 paper sizes are available.
Greg Ferguson had questions about what Guylhem had in mind and wanted to know the areas of cooperation between the two projects, upon which Barbara explained that the LBP will become a part of TLDP and that LDP can act as a repository for completed/processed brochures.
Because of problems with the conversion of the TLDP Weekly News source XML to RSS feed, the interview with Fred Stutzman last week was not spread through our RSS feed.
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Bradley Glonka reminded us of the fact that his offer to bring out a TLDP CD-ROM still stands. He proposed to publish on demand through LinuxCentral, who are also hosting a TLDP mirror, and donate part of the revenue to TLDP. However, Greg argued that there is no need for a second CD provider and advises that TLDP sticks to the CD offered by Embedded Logic Systems.
The Romans knew it already 2000 years ago: don't discuss colour nor taste. The discussion about a possible new style for TLDP continues. While author input about their favorite colours is being waved away with the remark that "DocBook enables authors to concentrate on content, they should not worry about formatting and display", some are concerned about how their documents will look, especially if an "average" colour is chosen. As David Horton suggests, the only way out of this thread might well be to concentrate on how a document look in plain black-and-white.
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