[tex-announce] August 2011 TUG news: software, TUGboat, conferences, interviews, books

TeX Users Group tug-news at tug.org
Tue Aug 9 01:45:46 CEST 2011

Dear TeX users,

- The TeX Collection DVD has been sent to manufacturing, and should be
  in the mail to members later this month.  It will also be available
  through the TUG store as usual.

- TUGboat: the second issue for 2011 has been sent to the printer and
  also should be in the mail later this month.  The next issue will be the
  TUG'11 proceedings, but will likely include non-proceedings material
  as well; deadline October 31, 2011.

- TUG 2011 conference:
  This year's TUG conference will be held in Kerala, India, from
  October 19-21, hosted by River Valley Technologies.  
  Registration, program, and all other info:

- Fifth ConTeXt user meeting:
  This year's ConTeXt meeting will take place from Sept. 19-24,
  in Bassenge, Belgium.

- Richard Palais, the first chairman (now called president) of TUG, is
  the latest subject in the Interview Corner.

- A new book review is available, of
    A Specimen Portfolio of Wood Type in the Cary Collection.
  Also, a discount is available to TUG members on William Maguire's
  book, Plain TeX with PostScript.  All reviews, discounts, and other
  info at:

As always, please don't hesitate to contact us with questions,
suggestions, or information.

Karl Berry (President) on behalf of the TUG Board

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