Re: Software For Book Writing
On Fri, Nov 07, 2008 at 07:44:01AM -0700, TW wrote:
> >> Why not just use PDF/HTML? Those will do very well for a read-only version.
> I might just stick with PDF. I was thinking about something else when
> I mentioned Microsoft Word.
> >> If you want them to be able to edit it: how are you going to merge in their
> >> changes?
> Thank you, because I didn't think about this. I imagine most don't want
> to edit via a text file(?).
> > The book is free-as-in-beer. Sounds like he might not be expecting
> > "patches".
> Ha, ha! I do. I'm just not sure of how I'm going to go about this
> project at this time.
I think you can use a versioning system to merge latex files (since they
are plain text) Editing a LaTex file is straight-forward for anybody
with half a clue.