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TUGboat 29:2, 2008

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Complete issue 29:2 as one pdf (5.3mb) 
Front cover   c1 
Inside front cover   c2 
Contents ordered by difficulty   c3 
Title page   229 
General Delivery
From the President 
  Karl Berry      [Introductory — TUG at the JMM; Google Summer of Code; interviews; The PracTeX Journal; conferences]
Editorial comments 
  Barbara Beeton      [Introductory — typography and TUGboat news]
    TeX 3.1415926 is here, and other Knuthian references;     Phyllis Winkler, RIP;     New domain name for CervanTeX;     Interactive typography courses by Jonathan Hoefler;     A helpful CTAN feature: “get”;     Recreating the Gutenberg press;     Copy-editing the wayward apostrophe;     A font game for your amusement
The TeX tuneup of 2008 
  Donald Knuth      [Advanced — the 2008 updates to TeX, Metafont, Computer Modern, et al.]
Hyphenation exception log 
  Barbara Beeton 
Typographers' Inn 
  Peter Flynn      [Introductory — Metafont fonts; Type 1 (PostScript) fonts; new forum, old forum; 2008 TUG meeting in Cork]
The Greek Font Society 
  Vassilios Tsagkalos      [Introductory — background, goals, and accomplishments of the GFS; interview with Georgios Matthiopoulos, type designer]
Designing and producing a reference book with LaTeX: The Engineer's Quick Reference Handbook 
  Claudio Beccari, Andrea Guadagni      [Intermediate — issues in designing a reference book for screen and print publication]
Suggestions on how not to mishandle mathematical formulæ 
  Massimo Guiggiani, Lapo Mori      [Intermediate — best practices for composing math, especially for non-mathematicians]
Electronic Documents
Wikipublisher: A Web-based system to make online and print versions of the same content 
  John Rankin      [Intermediate — a free software system for creating high-quality printed documents from PmWiki markup]
Character encoding 
  Victor Eijkhout      [Intermediate — introduction to character encodings, emphasizing Unicode and UTF-8]
lxfonts: LaTeX slide fonts revived 
  Claudio Beccari      [Intermediate — a greatly revised and expanded sans serif font collection for presentations]
Reshaping Euler: A collaboration with Hermann Zapf 
  Hans Hagen, Taco Hoekwater, Volker R.W. Schaa      [Introductory — illustrated report of updating the Euler math font]
Software & Tools
Asymptote: A vector graphics language 
  John Bowman, Andy Hammerlindl      [Intermediate — discussion of this powerful graphics program, with extensive comparisons to MetaPost]
The Luafication of TeX and ConTeXt 
  Hans Hagen      [Intermediate Plus — progress report on the LuaTeX implementation and its use in ConTeXt]
Porting TeX Live to OpenBSD 
  Edward Barrett      [Introductory — history, process, and fruition of porting TeX Live to a system distribution]
Good things come in little packages: An introduction to writing .ins and .dtx files 
  Scott Pakin      [Intermediate Plus — a tutorial on creating LaTeX package files]
ConTeXt basics for users: Indentation 
  Aditya Mahajan      [Introductory — overview of controlling paragraph indentation in ConTeXt]
Multilingual MetaPost
Kanji-Sudokus: Integrating Chinese and graphics 
  Denis Roegel      [Intermediate — using the CJK package and MetaPost to produce Sudoku grids]
Hints & Tricks
Interesting loops and iterations—second helping 
  Paweł Jackowski      [Advanced — review of loop definitions from the original to fully expandable ones via ε-TeX]
Glisterings: More on paragraphs regular; LaTeX's defining triumvirate; TeX's dictator 
  Peter Wilson 
The treasure chest 
  Karl Berry      [Intermediate — selected new CTAN packages from July 2007 through May 2008]
Book Reviews
Book review: Fonts & Encodings by Yannis Haralambous 
  Ulrik Vieth      [Introductory — review of this multi-faceted book which is now available in English]
Software review: TeXCAD for Windows 
  Bernd Schroeder      [Introductory — review of this GUI program for the LaTeX picture environment]
\looseness on the loose 
  Frank Mittelbach      [Intermediate Plus — altered line breaks even when \looseness has no effect of its own]
MAPS: Contents of issues 35 (2007)   335 
Die TeXnische Komödie: Contents of issues 2007/2–2008/1   336 
Eutypon: Contents of issues 16–20 (2007–2008)   337 
ArsTeXnica: Contents of issue 4 (2007)   338 
The PracTeX Journal: Contents of issues 2007-3–2008-1   339 
TUG Business
TUG financial statements for 2007 
  David Walden 
Institutional members   344 
TUG membership form   345 
Calendar   346 
TUG 2008 announcement   347 
TeX consulting and production services   348 

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