On Sat, 2015-02-14 at 16:54 +0000, Adam D. Ruppe via Digitalmars-d-announce 

> idk if it has changed in the last year, but mine was done on MS Word 
> as well. They provide a template then you follow it and give them 
> the .doc. The editors then give back the .doc with comments attached.

s/Word/LibreOffice/, I do not have Windows, let alone Word.

The core problem with the workflow, is that it assumes the author is 
only there to provide content and has no say in any other aspect of 
the book. As someone more used to providing press PDF this is 
irritating. However I could get over it, if the workflow involved a 
source I can put into version control. Obviously XeLaTeX is the 
correct medium, but AsciiDoc is acceptable as a second best. Any 
suggestion of DocBook/XML as authored source is generally met with 
derision, especially given there is AsciiDoc.

I have to admit, doing a Go or D book, is kind of appealing. 
Technically I am supposed to be doing "Python for Rookies, 2e" but it 
isn't happening for reasons I would rather not let the NSA know about.

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