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TUGboat 28:3, 2007

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TUG 2007 Proceedings (San Diego, California)

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Complete issue 28:3 as one pdf (10mb)  
Front cover c1 
Inside front cover c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty c3 
Title page 273 
TUG 2007 conference information      274 
 
TUG 2007
TUG 2007: A few words
  Tim Arnold     [Introductory — informal report from TUG 2007, with photos]
276 
 
Keynote
Between then and now—A meandering memoir
  Peter Wilson     [Introductory — review of typography and typesetting from Sumeria to the present]
280 
 
Fonts
The STIX Project—From Unicode to fonts
  Barbara Beeton     [Intermediate — supporting mathematics in Unicode, including creating the necessary fonts]
299 
Fonts for every language: SIL's font projects and the Open Font License
  Jonathan Kew     [Introductory — overview of SIL's font-related initiatives]
305 
 
Software & Tools
Dual presentation with math from one source using GELLMU
  William Hammond     [Intermediate Plus — LaTeX-like markup that can produce high-quality printed and online output]
306 
LuaTeX
  Taco Hoekwater     [Intermediate — an overview of embedding the Lua scripting language into TeX]
312 
ConTeXt MkIV: Going UTF
  Hans Hagen     [Intermediate — development of Unicode support in LuaTeX]
314 
MPlib: MetaPost as a reusable component
  Taco Hoekwater and Hans Hagen     [Intermediate — an overview of recasting MetaPost as a shared library]
317 
Extending TeX and Metafont with floating-point arithmetic
  Nelson Beebe     [Advanced — floating-point history, problems, and futures]
319 
Support for multiple TeX distributions in i-Installer and MacTeX
  Richard Koch     [Intermediate — a preference pane to switch between extant MacOSX TeX distributions]
329 
Design decisions for a structured front end to LaTeX
  Barry MacKichan     [Intermediate — XML, XSLT, OpenType, and more as a basis for TeX development]
335 
MathType 6.0's TeX input for MS Word and Wikipedia
  Paul Topping     [Intermediate — combining point-and-click with typed TeX input in MathType]
340 
CrossTeX: A modern bibliography management tool
  Robert Burgess and Emin Gün Sirer     [Intermediate — a new bibliography tool written in Python, upward-compatible with BibTeX]
342 
 
LaTeX
Typesetting tables with LaTeX
  Klaus Höppner     [Introductory — introduction to making tables in LaTeX]
350 
Programming with PerlTeX
  Andrew Mertz and William Slough     [Intermediate Plus — combining LaTeX and Perl, described in a graduated series of examples]
354 
LaTeX conversion into normalized forms and speech
  Eitan Gurari     [Intermediate Plus — translating LaTeX into speech forms such as jsMath, SSML, ACSS]
363 
 
Abstracts
  Abstracts (Allen, DeLand, Hagen, Hamid, Hefferon, Høgholm, Ierusalimschy, Kew, Rosenthol, Rowley, Stern) 369 
 
ConTeXt
ConTeXt basics for users: Table macros
  Aditya Mahajan     [Introductory — introduction to making tables in ConTeXt]
372 
 
TUG Business
A roadmap for TeX development
  TeX Development Fund committee     
375 
Random comments
  TUGboat Editors     
      Errata: Lars Hellström, “Writing ETX format font encoding specifications”, TUGboat 28:2, pp.186–197
      DEK's periodic bug review
      “Off-site” complement to TUG2007 proceedings
      Other comments on the TUG2007 proceedings
      TeX Development Fund
      EuroBachoTeX proceedings to be the first 2008 TUGboat issue
      
377 
Institutional members      378 
 
News
Calendar      379 
TUG 2008 announcement      380 
 
Sponsors
Springer: More Math Into LaTeX; von Hoerner&Sulger; O'Reilly      381 
MacKichan: Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word; Addison-Wesley: The LaTeX Graphics Companion      382 
Cheryl Ponchin Training; Carleton Production Centre; Design Science: MathType6      383 
 
Advertisements
TeX consulting and production services      384 


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