[Tugindia] LaTeX workshops
bhaskara_p at vsnl.com
Wed Mar 12 14:14:47 CET 2003
You are right!
Only to make it clear for the listers.
Just one correction Dr. Kalidoss not Dr. Ramadoss.
amitabhtrehan at softhome.net wrote:
> Hi all,
> kudoos to Dr. Ramadoss for a successful workshop and to Manjusha for
> working really hard on the upcoming workshop in Pune. I have a few
> 1. We could establish a sort of loose guideline for organising
> tugindia assissted workshops, which can be a precursor for TUG
> certifications as some have previously suggested.
> 2. My personal opinion is that GnuLinux be used as platform of
> instruction for workshops (for various well-known reasons). The
> workshops will remain open in the sense of not being platform
> dependent, which is actually easy, since in itself LaTeX is not fixed
> to a particular platform. So, this is similiar to the tutorials held
> at TUG Trivandrum.
> 3. Instead of circulating MikTeX Cds (as in Ramadoss's workshop)
> TeXLive Cds should be distributed. TeXLive is a multi-platform
> distribution. Actaully, the TeXLive7 CD distributed at TUG2002 was
> only gnulinux based to keep it in single cd. TeXLive6 was
> multi-platform in a single CD. I believe we can customize the CDs to
> add additional packages as reqd. and keep it in one or two cds. I have
> modified TeXLive6 CDs to incorporate the devnag package which is by
> default outdated in the TeXLive CD, and it was not difficult. If we
> distribute MiKTeX we dont give the users the option of using any other
> platform except windows (If I am right).
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