[Slackdocs] E-book version of Wiki content
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Mon Jul 27 11:38:47 CEST 2015
Version 3 is my favourite so far. Good job!
On July 27, 2015 7:12:42 AM GMT+02:00, Nocturnal Slacker <nocturnal.slacker at hotmail.com> wrote:
>On 07/24/2015 09:23 AM, Eric Hameleers (SBo) wrote:
>> Op 24-7-2015 om 01:14 schreef Nocturnal Slacker:
>>> On 07/23/2015 10:28 AM, Eric Hameleers (SBo) wrote:
>>>> I have not explicitly mentioned
>>>> in earlier posts, but a thread on LinuxQuestions
>>>> triggered me that people are not aware that an EPUB version of the
>>>> Slackware Linux Essentials, Revised"" book (Wiki edition can be
>>>> downloaded from our Wiki.
>>>> The SlackDocs Wiki has an "epub" extension which allows to define
>>>> content of a custom book (you select the pages) and then create an
>>>> book out of that.
>>>> On the page http://docs.slackware.com/epub:slackbook I defined an
>>>> by adding all the chapters of our WIki version of the Slack Book
>>>> running the generator on that definition. The resulting EPUB book
>>>> a URL which is accessible on that page even for visitors without
>>>> Challenge to you, the mailing list audience: I need a cover page
>>>> that EPUB book!
>>>> The official cover of the paper book "Slackware Linux Essentials"
>>>> http://it-book.pro/img/books/14.png) looks nice but the Revised
>>>> not written by these original authors, it was a community effort to
>>>> rejuvenate the original book. The printed version of this Revised
>>>> edition lists Alan Hicks as additional author next to the three
>>>> ones: https://store.slackware.com/images/sp/slackbook.gif
>>>> The Slack Book Beta is yet another incarnation of the book -
>>>> by Alan Hicks to get rid of the GPL restrictions of the original -
>>>> what we imported into our WIki.
>>>> What I want is a cover image in the spirit of the original. That
>>>> (if one is created) will be added to the EPUB book.
>>>> Slackdocs mailing list
>>>> Slackdocs at alienbase.nl
>>> I could probably GIMP something up pretty easily, but I'd need to
>>> bit more precisely what you want on the cover and the preferred
>>> schema and optimum resolution to be utilized for the epub document.
>>> me some details of what you have in mind, Eric, and I'll work up two
>>> three versions for you to consider.
>> Well, it was implied by linking to
>> https://store.slackware.com/images/sp/slackbook.gif that a cover
>> for the Wiki version may somewhat look like that older cover. At
>> regarding color scheme and graphics.
>> For certain, the Slackware logo (the "S" as well as the "Slackware
>> Linux" understrike text) should be present in some capacity (wither
>> whole, or morphed or partially visible).
>> No author names on the new cover though - the title should be
>> sufficient, and it should be clear that this is a Wiki-fied version
>> the Beta Book.
>> Something like "The Slack Book"as the main title and "SlackDocs Wiki
>> version" as a subtitle?
>> I leave it to you to include (or not) the Wiki URL
>> http://docs.slackware.com/slackbook:start on that cover image.
>> Have fun! Eric H.
>OK, version 3 using the new reduced size attached. :)
>V. T. Eric Layton (vtel57, Nocturnal Slacker)
>Tampa, Florida, USA
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