[GRASSweb-list][RFC] GRASS monthly news

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Thu Oct 23 05:56:45 EDT 2003

On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 11:51:26AM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2003 at 11:45:11AM +0200, Markus Neteler wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 07:34:35PM +0200, Bernhard Reiter wrote:
> > > The best examples for project newsletters I sometimes read
> > > are the one from Abiword and Debian Weekly news.
> > > If we manage to publish something regular we probably get featured
> > > on LWN soon.
> > 
> > Please also have a look at "Rnews" from the R statistical project.
> > They do a good job, the "Rnews" is well accepted.
> > http://cran.r-project.org/doc/Rnews/
> Rnews is a lot more effort though,
> I don't recommend starting out like this.

Sure - it was just meant for inspiration.

> Especially I could not directly find a HTML version,
> but the HTML version is the most important one to bring more
> life into it. Not many people read pdf versions unless it is printed.

So they get their printer to life :-)
> And a prited GRASS periodical seems to be too much to tackle
> currently. And if you wanted to have it, we could bring in
> a couple of other "printed" periodicals around projects, 
> which are well done. ;-)

Right - remember the nice "GRASSClippings"...


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