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Re: Quick Reference Guide in 2 pages (even less)

From: Jie Bao <baojie@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 17:20:22 -0400
Message-ID: <b6b357670904221420y7e99bb34h773c01b348a22c6b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@deri.org>
Cc: W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 5:06 PM, Antoine Zimmermann
<antoine.zimmermann@deri.org> wrote:
> Jie Bao a écrit :
>>
>> Thanks and it looks nice. BUT, it uses A3 size, which offers 2-time
>> the area than a "normal" print papers (A4 or letter). Font size maybe
>> an issue if people try to print with "shrink-to-fit-paper".
>
> The fact that I used an A3 format is not an issue here. If it looks good on
> a 15 inch screen, then it'll look good on an A4 page. I used A3 only because
> it is more cumbersome to work with 6pt fonts or less in MS Word.  It could
> be typeset using LaTeX with a tweaked poster documentclass. I've seen
> posters made with LaTeX which actually look very good, and it is not so
> painful to do, actually.
>
I did print one. The fonts, while is still readable to my eyes (I have
good sight), is indeed quite small (particularly for subscripts).
Anyway, I will wait for others' opinion.

> In fact, what I wanted to show is that you do not need to remove *anything*
> from the current document to have it fit in 2 pages.
>
that's the hope. I will try layout tricks first (but may not be 6pt
fonts) before removing things. - thanks for your help.

Jie

> Regards,
> AZ
>
>> I believe we may save space in reorganizing the data type section and
>> some of the RDF syntaxes. Let's see.
>>
>> Jie
>>
>> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Antoine Zimmermann
>> <antoine.zimmermann@deri.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> I made a version of the QRG using word, and it fits nicely within 2
>>> pages.
>>> There is even plenty of space to add the few sentences that I removed.
>>>
>>> See it at http://zimmer.aprilfoolsreview.com/QRG.pdf
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> --
>>> Antoine Zimmermann
>>> Post-doctoral researcher at:
>>> Digital Enterprise Research Institute
>>> National University of Ireland, Galway
>>> IDA Business Park
>>> Lower Dangan
>>> Galway, Ireland
>>> antoine.zimmermann@deri.org
>>> http://zimmer.aprilfoolsreview.com/
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>



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Jie Bao
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