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Re: Publishing the Community Manuals

From: Joe Conway <mail(at)joeconway(dot)com>
To: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
Cc: josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Publishing the Community Manuals
Date: 2003-12-20 00:02:08
Message-ID: 3FE39180.5080400@joeconway.com (view raw or flat)
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Joshua D. Drake wrote:
> 
>> DOSSIER already does this, though they don't donate to our advocacy 
>> (the Linux Fund, I think).   http://www.ptf.com/dossier/
>>
>> I doubt the market is large enough to support competition.
>>
> Well there are a couple of things that we can do differently that may 
> change that:
> 
> 1. We would assign ISBN's allowing any and all bookstores to order them.
> 2. We can put them in distribution through Baker and Taylor
> 3. We can print on demand... in as little as 25 copies which makes it 
> very easy
> to handle updates to the docs.

It looks as though the Dossier books are based on 7.2.

If you can produce books based on the latest release, and stay 
reasonably in sync with the releases going forward, I think that would 
be great.

Joe


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