[NTG-context] Manual or Book

Geert Stappers stappers at stappers.nl
Mon Mar 13 23:52:31 CET 2006

On Fri, Mar 10, 2006 at 06:32:59PM -0500, John R. Culleton wrote:
> On Friday 10 March 2006 13:29, Jeffrey Drake wrote:
> > I have heard a bit of talk about 'if the manual is updated' or some
> > such like that. I was going to have the manual printed in a book so I
> > have a hardcopy. Is the manual still current and relevant that it
> > would be worth it?
> >
> The manual is five years old. the pattern has been to issue
> additional documentation rather than update the "big" manual. 
> I printed mine out, have it in my manual rack, and it is getting
> worn out from use. 

Worn out from use is one of the better things that can happen to a manual.

> You may as well print it out.
> I have not heard of a new edition pending.  

Mmmm, I'm also looking for a printed edition of the ConTeXt manual.

Does this ML have publishers subscribed that have some VC to burn?
Or does see someone else see a possibilty for a ConTeXt book?

Geert Stappers
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