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Re: [school-discuss] Has this book already been written? - "Linux and Open Source in Academia"

On Tuesday 23 March 2004 11:05, Yishay Mor wrote:

> Wonderful initiative. If I may suggest, publish it on wikibooks, so that
> it gets maximum exposure and can be easily ported to other languages.
> http://wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikibooks_portal

Thanks. I'd like to share the book with as many people as possible, and I 
would love se see it translated to other languages and get contributions when 
time comes and I have done the basics and defined the concept for the book. 
But I am not sure if I like to publish it in Wiki-format. Please tell me why 
I should prefer this format.

The Danish edition is written in DocBook/XML and therefore published in 
different formats such as PDF, HTML, Palm-format, PostScript etc. Is is 
placed in a CVS-directory so contributions from different sources is possible 
with revision control. You can see it here:


I am not sure which format to do the English edition in, but I guess it is 
going to be DocBook/XML ahain - but I might start it up in LyX and later 

But as said... Before working to much on the English edition I need to know if 
a book like this already exists.


Roskilde University, Denmark.
Department of Technology and Social Science.
International Development Studies.
ESST - Society, Science and Technology in Europe.