[NTG-context] Ideas for restructuring the ConTeXt garden?

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 13:37:45 CET 2011


2011/3/14 Carlos Breton Besnier <breton.carlos at gmail.com>

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> 2011/3/12 Florian Wobbe <Florian.Wobbe at awi.de>
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>>  Maybe we should start a discussion in a new thread to find out:
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>> 5) how to better promote context to new/latex users?
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>>
> I think is needed a installation guide for non-technical. A guide not only
> for programmers but a simple guide for dummies. Like me, I am no-developer,
> I write law books. Latex installation and update is very simple for
> beginners. On Windows with MiKTeX, everyone can write very soon his first
> document. Not so with ConTeXt, except old stand-alone installation. It's
> cause of frustration and after several attempts they give up. Then they
> return to LaTeX (like me too).
>

Well, with TeX Live 2010 it's very simple to use MkII with both pdfTeX and
XeTeX. Hopefully, some future version of TeX Live (2011?) will offer the
same for MkIV. Script is already there, it's just not integrated with
TeXworks in TeX Live yet.

Regards,

Vedran Miletić
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