[texhax] Nov 2003: TL/CTAN, James Hefferon, TUG'04 notice, TUG'03 bulletin

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Sat Nov 22 03:26:32 CET 2003

Dear TeX user,

1) the TeX Live and CTAN software distributions were received
   (with much rejoicing) at the TUG office this week.  They are
   being mailed to 2003 members now (see http://tug.org/join.html
   for info on joining TUG), and they are available at the TUG
   store (http://tug.org/store).  See http://tug.org/texlive/ for
   more information about this year's edition.

2) In my capacity as TUG president, I am very happy to appoint
   James Hefferon as the newest member of the TUG Board of
   Directors.  He is a long-time TUG member and the primary
   maintainer of the TUG/US CTAN site, http://tug.ctan.org.  His
   term expires in 2005.  Welcome, Jim!
   The page http://tug.org/election/2003/candidates.html has some
   information about him, as well as the other board members.

3) TUG 2004: An International Conference on TeX, XML, and Digital
   Typography, will be held in Xanthi, Greece, Aug 30-Sep 4, 2004.
   See http://tug.org/tug2004.

   *** CALL FOR PAPERS ***: please submit abstracts, by email to
   tug2004 at tug.org, by December 10.  See the conference web page
   for other dates and information.

4) Thanks to the indefatigable efforts of Wendy McKay and others,
   the TUG 2003 Post Conference Bulletin (1st edition), is now
   available at http://www.tug.org/tug2003/bulletin.
   Updates will be posted on the TUG home page.

The bulletin includes the highlights of the very enjoyable and
successful conference celebrating the Silver Jubilee Anniversary
of TeX.  that took place at The Waikoloa Beach Marriott - An
Outrigger Resort, Big Island, Hawaii, from July 20-25, 2003.

- Message from TeX Grand Wizard, Don Knuth, 
- Message from TUG President, Karl Berry
- Keynote Address:  Nelson Beebe, Duane Bibby

- Abstracts and slide presentations for many interesting talks
	by members of the international Tex community
- "The Power of TeX and the Power of Mac OS X" Day
- ConTeXt Hands-on Workshop (on iBooks) Day
- Recognition 
	TeX Showcase
	The Occult Secrets of TeXLive
	TeX Posters 
- Awards 
	Barbara Beeton, Mimi Burbank (TUGboat Production)
	CV Radhakrishnan (TUGIndia)
	Sebastian Rahtz (TeX Live)
- TUGs around the world represented at TUG2003
- Photo Souvenirs of TUG2003 
- Invitation to TUG2004, Xanthi Greece
and more...

Co-sponsored by:
	TUG, Dante, NTG, GUST, GUTenberg,
	Apple Computer Inc. Road Tools, Kensington Technology Group, 
	Math Game House, Hawaii Tourism Authority and
	Hawaii Island Economic Development Board,
	University of Hawaii at Hilo Conference Center.

Donations from: Addison Wesley UK/USA, WH Freeman, Carleton 
	Productions, Integre Technical Publishing Co. Ltd.C, 
	PC TeX,  Y&Y TeX, and many individual contributors.

Thanks to everyone.

Finally, and as always, please don't hesitate to contact us for
any reason.

Happy TeXing,
Karl Berry (president),
on behalf of the TUG board.

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