annis wrote:Now, having said that, I have often fantasized about taking one or two of the Textkit beginning textbooks and turning them into regular web pages, in particular Pharr. This would be a massive data entry project, requiring people to type pages as well as people to check the work. Once that was done we could go in and add extra comments, fix up obsolete or incorrect philology, etc.
edonnelly wrote:Another thing to think about right away is what font to use for Greek.
chad wrote:initially i didn't think typing up pharr would be useful. it's already been edited and made available here as a .pdf.
mingshey wrote:Well I dream of a TeX'ified version of Pharr with all the sections managed in separate files by many participants and compiled with LaTeX to produce a ever reproducible clean print copies. All the flaws corected continually and the commentaries ever increasing and being corrected. Each section version controlled with CVS and updated with `make' utility. That's how I managed Euclid's Elements.
I have no experience with LaTeX, I am just typing a single file, to be edited later with all the chaptering, links and footnotes that Palmreader offers. Ofcourse I will always retain a version of the pure text separate from the edited-for-Palm text. But that's far from CVS version control .
I must have missed that one? I only know of the scanned version. Could you point me to that edited pdf?
chad wrote:there's far more value in initially making accessible the guide comments than typing up a book which we all can read fine now i think.
Yhevhe wrote:But if there is anything I can do, I'm willing to help too.
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