[texhax] June 2011 TUG news: conferences, software, TUGboat, interviews, book(plate)s

TeX Users Group tug-news at tug.org
Fri Jun 24 16:34:30 CEST 2011

Dear TeX users,

- TUG 2011:
  This year's TUG conference will be held in Kerala, India, from
  October 19-21, hosted by River Valley Technologies.  Deadline
  for proposals is July 15, but sooner is always welcome.
  Registration and info:
- Fifth ConTeXt user meeting:
  This year's ConTeXt meeting will take place from Sept. 19-24,
  in Porquerolles, France.

- TUGboat: the first issue for 2011 has been mailed.
  The submission deadline for the next issue is June 30.

- TeX Live: the freeze for the final release is imminent, barring major
  new bugs being reported in the next few days.  Additional help with
  testing is always welcome.

- Norbert Preining is the latest subject in the Interview Corner.

- Book reviews are now being posted online as they are completed.
  Currently there are reviews of:
  . Typesetting tables with LaTeX, by Herbert Voss
  . LaTeX Beginners Guide, by Stefan Kottwitz
  . The Art of the Book in the Twentieth Century, by Jerry Kelly
  and an appreciation of:
  . The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4A.

- Discounts are now available to TUG members on bookplates from
  Bookplate Ink and on the Kelly and Kottwitz books listed above, in
  addition to a variety of other discounts previously mentioned.

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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