[texhax] July 2012 TUG news: interviews, software, books, conferences

TeX Users Group tug-news at tug.org
Tue Jul 24 02:21:26 CEST 2012

Dear TeX users,

This month's newsletter is slightly delayed because I was in Boston for
the 33rd TUG Annual Meeting. We had an amazing array of speakers on
numerous topics, and I managed to come home with a very long list of
things to read. The next issue of TUGboat will contain the proceedings
of the conference, although a few papers (such as mine) will probably
appear in the following issue. (As always, if you have any articles,
reviews, or anything else you'd like to see in TUGboat, please let us

Feel like helping out on a TeX or TeX-related project? Karl Berry 
maintains a list of projects in the TeX community that are looking 
for help. 

More news:
- Dave Walden's interview of former TUG president Mimi Jett is now
   online in the TUG Interview Corner:
   We are also posting links to the TeX Community Blog interviews:

- The TeX Collection DVD (which contains TeX Live, MacTeX, proTeXt, and
   a snapshot of CTAN) is now at manufacturing and should ship to TUG 
   members shortly. (Nonmembers can also order the DVD from the TUG
   store at http://tug.org/store/, and all the software may be freely 

- CSLI Publications offers a 20% discount for TUG members on all their
   books, including the newly reissued (and corrected) Digital 
   Typography by Donald E. Knuth.

- Upcoming TeX conferences in 2012:
  August 23-26 - TeXperience 2012 (Beskydy, Czech Republic)

  October 8-12 - EuroTeX 2012 and the Sixth ConTeXt User Meeting 
  (Breskens, The Netherlands)

As always, thanks for your interest in TeX,

Steve Peter (President) on behalf of the TUG Board

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