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Re: Debian "eyecatcher" Project

Hi Andreas,

On Sunday, 09 Jan 2005, you wrote:
> On Sun, 2 Jan 2005, Alexander Schmehl wrote:
> >Well, I hope I described the idea behind eyecatcher well.  As you might
> >have seen visiting the project page:  We are still in early stage and
> >could need some help.
> I have a certain amount of landscape images - just in case you do not
> want only technical.
> >Currently we are thinking about creating the presentation in mgp [2],
> >since it seems to be the easiest way, to track changes and translate it.
> I'm in the process of switching form MagicPoint to latex-beamer.
> While MagicPoint is quite fine, latex-beamer has (besides much
> more featureful) the big advantage that you get plain PDF output
> which is run by AcroRead.  Just imagine you want to run your
> presentation on a machine you have no chance to install MagicPoint ...
> BTW, we just also think about kind of common latex-beamer theme for
> Debian talks as well.

I thought about using latex-beamer for eyecatcher as well. The most
important fact which made me decide not to use latex-beamer is, we would
need to use commercial software.

Never worry about theory as long as the machinery does what it's supposed to do.
		-- R. A. Heinlein

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