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Re: [Moderator Action] Re: Progress on SVG book

From: Rob Russell <rob@latenightpc.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 11:08:05 -0400
Message-ID: <49E4A6D5.3020508@latenightpc.com>
To: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
CC: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, SVG IG List <public-svg-ig@w3.org>
Sure I can make a repository for the book. Does it need any access 
control on read or commits?

Rob Russell
rob@latenightpc.com
http://www.latenightpc.com/blog

Jeff Schiller wrote:
> "A patch to the HTML source? (this would welcome something like a
> source control system such as CVS or SVN"
>
> +1 for this - I would love to keep the most recent version of the
> document on my box locally and have a feed for any changes.  That way
> I can review anywhere (even when offline)
>
> I forget where the ultimate destination of this book will be, but Rob,
> what do you think about a SVN repository for David's book on planetsvg
> somewhere?
>
> Jeff
>
> On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 9:36 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:
>   
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> From: Helder Miguel Magalh„es <helder.magalhaes@efacec.pt>
>> To: <public-svg-ig@w3.org>
>>
>> Hi David,
>>
>>
>>     
>>> A mini-landmark has been attained: I've finished the first phase of
>>> editorial revision: completing the translation from MS Word to HTML
>>> (begun by Doug in October).
>>>       
>> Great work, David et. al.! ;-)
>>
>> Congratulations on the effort for such an initiative, and for the
>> decision to maintain an online version. :-)
>>
>>
>>     
>>> Next I'll be sweeping through the document
>>> with regards to both incorporating changes suggested by the various
>>> reviewers and modernizing the text a little bit (e.g. to reflect the
>>> presence of SVG support in new browsers like Chrome and Safari). A bit
>>> of that modernization has already begun, as I happened to see things in
>>> sweeping through the HTML.
>>>       
>> I've printed the online document [1] and started (very slowly)
>> reviewing it also. I've a number of changes (mostly minor stuff such
>> as typos and such) which I'd like to share but from this paragraph
>> some things aren't clear to me:
>>  * Is the online version [1] is the most updated?
>>  * Is HTML markup being used as source for the document or is it being
>> generated from another format (such as LaTeX or HTML)?
>>  * What's the best way to provide corrections for small stuff (typos, etc.)?
>>  * Described in text (something like 'In section X.Y, "tipo" -->
>> "typo") -- doesn't sound bad but it may be a bit of overhead for such
>> small stuff;
>>  * A patch to the HTML source? (this would welcome something like a
>> source control system such as CVS or SVN, as the W3C is already using
>> [2]) -- would sound better to me;
>>  * Send a fax of my hieroglyphic changes over the draft quality B&W
>> printout I made -- just kidding! ;-)
>>  * What's the best way to provide suggestions for relevant changes (text,
>> etc.)?
>>  * Described in text -- sounds better;
>>  * Create a separate patch to the HTML source for each relevant
>> suggestion? (see above) -- sounds a bit of an overhead (and potential
>> thrown out work) for suggestions which not be accepted (by some
>> reason) and/or which may imply a great number of changes;
>>  * To where should the suggestions be addressed to?
>>  * To a mailing list  (this one?) -- sounds more reasonable so
>> everyone can see them and participate in the reviewing process;
>>  * Privately by email (to David?) -- will keep the noise down but at
>> the (potential) cost of double efforts being wasted.
>>
>>
>> Good luck,
>>  Helder
>>
>>
>> [1] http://srufaculty.sru.edu/david.dailey/cs427/StateOfArt-Dailey.html
>> [2] http://dev.w3.org/
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Regards-
>> -Doug Schepers
>> W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
>>
>>
>>     
>
>   
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