Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-13 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Thu, 13 Oct 2016, Henning Hraban Ramm wrote: Am 2016-10-12 um 23:27 schrieb Jonas Baggett : There are ConTeXt threads on tex.stackexchange.com You are confusing Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange ;-). Actually I didn't find the ConTeXt tag there :

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-13 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2016-10-12 um 23:27 schrieb Jonas Baggett : >> There are ConTeXt threads on tex.stackexchange.com > You are confusing Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange ;-). Actually I didn't > find the ConTeXt tag there : http://stackoverflow.com/tags. No, I’m not confusing them. They’re

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Jonas Baggett
Le 11.10.16 à 22:40, Henning Hraban Ramm a écrit : Am 2016-10-11 um 22:26 schrieb Jonas Baggett : http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/328667/new-tags-and-documentation-beta And a ConTeXt tag must already exist on Stack Overflow, which I didn't find. So it seems we

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Jonas Baggett
Hello Jean-Pierre, Le 10.10.16 à 19:04, Jean-Pierre Delange a écrit : A simple question : is it usefull to get a very quick access to a documentation where explanation is absent ? That's why the current explanation is very useful : even if you have to read full pages at length, the

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Bomber K.
Changing the name won't give you any benefit over information that is written online somewhere already. Because then everybody would have to refresh their post and documents and so on. The best solution is to be as specific as you can be, like ppl before me posted already. Type, frame

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Bomber K.
Not for somebody who is new to the game. I was a newbie before and i know that the very least you are looking for is mkiv. ;) Am 12.10.2016 um 19:32 schrieb Jonas Baggett: Or "mkiv" is also a usefull keyword for search

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Jonas Baggett
Or "mkiv" is also a usefull keyword for search. Le 12.10.16 à 17:33, Mica Semrick a écrit : I often find adding 'TeX' to my search query to be helpful. Something like 'ConTeXt TeX margin error' -m On October 12, 2016 8:29:45 AM PDT, Yi Qingliang wrote: can

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Mica Semrick
I often find adding 'TeX' to my search query to be helpful. Something like 'ConTeXt TeX margin error' -m On October 12, 2016 8:29:45 AM PDT, Yi Qingliang wrote: >can we change name other than context? it is too difficult to search >it on google :( > >On Wed, Oct 12,

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Yi Qingliang
can we change name other than context? it is too difficult to search it on google :( On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 7:30 PM, Jonas Baggett wrote: > Le 10. 10. 16 à 09:24, Hans Hagen a écrit : > > This will only work when someone takes the lead. If you do that you then > others will

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Jonas Baggett
Le 10. 10. 16 à 09:24, Hans Hagen a écrit : This will only work when someone takes the lead. If you do that you then others will help you. If you need something special on the wiki, just discuss it with Taco and Mojca who deal with the technicalities. Yes that would be great to have a page

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-12 Thread Jonas Baggett
Le 10. 10. 16 à 09:57, Thomas A. Schmitz a écrit : On 10/10/2016 07:43 AM, Jonas Baggett wrote: Thanks for your encouragement ! Yes that looks like an interesting challenge for me, but it is not something I am wanting to do alone because of my lack of experience, at least I would need someone

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-11 Thread Jonas Baggett
Le 10. 10. 16 à 09:35, Hans Hagen a écrit : Don't worry, no one feels offended. FYI, Pragma is not that large a company so we cannot allocate more resources than we do now (and did the last couple of decades). We just provide the manuals we write in the process and happily leave the rest to

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-11 Thread Jonas Baggett
Le 10. 10. 16 à 09:24, Hans Hagen a écrit : What context installation do you use? The reference is the one on the context garden. Each year tex lives has a snapshot of that one. So, first make sure you run the latest version. I am using version 2016.05.17 19:20. I saw that context live is

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-11 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2016-10-11 um 22:26 schrieb Jonas Baggett : >> http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/328667/new-tags-and-documentation-beta > > And a ConTeXt tag must already exist on Stack Overflow, which I didn't find. > So it seems we can wait a while before there would be

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-11 Thread Jonas Baggett
Le 10.10.16 à 07:43, Aditya Mahajan a écrit : Recently, stackexchange started a similar project: https://blog.stackoverflow.com/2016/07/introducing-stack-overflow-documentation-beta/ You can create a context tag and create example documents. The difficulty with such projects, as usual, is

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-10 Thread Jean-Pierre Delange
- Mail original - De: "Henning Hraban Ramm" <te...@fiee.net> À: "mailing list for ConTeXt users" <ntg-context@ntg.nl> Envoyé: Lundi 10 Octobre 2016 23:41:11 Objet: Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt Am 2016-10-10 um 19:04 schr

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-10 Thread Henning Hraban Ramm
Am 2016-10-10 um 19:04 schrieb Jean-Pierre Delange : > https://fr.wikibooks.org/wiki/ConTeXt A user named Piksi started (and immediately abandoned) an English one at https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/ConTeXt I did the same here:

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-10 Thread Hans Hagen
od starting point. - Mail original - De: "Thomas A. Schmitz" <thomas.schm...@uni-bonn.de> À: "mailing list for ConTeXt users" <ntg-context@ntg.nl> Envoyé: Lundi 10 Octobre 2016 09:57:24 Objet: Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt On 10/

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-10 Thread Jean-Pierre Delange
e: "Thomas A. Schmitz" <thomas.schm...@uni-bonn.de> À: "mailing list for ConTeXt users" <ntg-context@ntg.nl> Envoyé: Lundi 10 Octobre 2016 09:57:24 Objet: Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt On 10/10/2016 07:43 AM, Jonas Baggett wrote:

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-10 Thread Thomas A. Schmitz
On 10/10/2016 07:43 AM, Jonas Baggett wrote: Thanks for your encouragement ! Yes that looks like an interesting challenge for me, but it is not something I am wanting to do alone because of my lack of experience, at least I would need someone to coach me. Actually I don't have really experience

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-10 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/10/2016 12:49 AM, Jonas Baggett wrote: Hello Henri, Most probably no one else will volunteer to do it and especially the people from PRAGMA surely have better things to do. They merely develop and use ConTeXt (...) Here I don't agree. People from PRAGMA are probably better at

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-10 Thread Hans Hagen
On 10/10/2016 7:43 AM, Jonas Baggett wrote: Hello Wolfgang, Le 09. 10. 16 à 22:51, Wolfgang Schuster a écrit : Many of the old manuals got updates by Hans and he included the PDF’s (together with the source files) in the normal ConTeXt download, you can find them in the doc folder in your

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Sun, 9 Oct 2016, Aditya Mahajan wrote: On Sun, 9 Oct 2016, Jonas Baggett wrote: The basic idea I have is a database of ConTeXt documents, where everyone can add his own documents. We have also to make it easy to find there insightful examples in ConTeXt that will help someone to achieve

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Jonas Baggett
Hello Wolfgang, Le 09. 10. 16 à 22:51, Wolfgang Schuster a écrit : Many of the old manuals got updates by Hans and he included the PDF’s (together with the source files) in the normal ConTeXt download, you can find them in the doc folder in your ConTeXt installation. Ok, I don't have enough

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Aditya Mahajan
On Sun, 9 Oct 2016, Jonas Baggett wrote: The basic idea I have is a database of ConTeXt documents, where everyone can add his own documents. We have also to make it easy to find there insightful examples in ConTeXt that will help someone to achieve what he is trying to do. Then users,

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Jonas Baggett
Le 09. 10. 16 à 15:49, Yi Qingliang a écrit : GOOD IDEA! Thanks for the encouragement :-). ___ If your question is of interest to others as well, please add an entry to the Wiki! maillist : ntg-context@ntg.nl /

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Jonas Baggett
Hello Henri, Le 09. 10. 16 à 21:31, Henri Menke a écrit : please don't be disappointed but you are not the first person to suggest such a thing. You may now ask, why doesn't such a thing exist then? Well, the basic answer is, go ahead and implement it. I won't go ahead and implement it if I

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Wolfgang Schuster
Jonas Baggett 9. Oktober 2016 um 13:18 Hello everyone, I am new to new to ConTeXt and I was thinking about how to improve documentation to help users and then make ConTeXt more appealing. Because, if there is one weak point in my eyes with ConTeXt, it is the lack

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Henri Menke
Dear Jonas, please don't be disappointed but you are not the first person to suggest such a thing. You may now ask, why doesn't such a thing exist then? Well, the basic answer is, go ahead and implement it. Most probably no one else will volunteer to do it and especially the people from

Re: [NTG-context] Ideas for improving documentation of ConTeXt

2016-10-09 Thread Yi Qingliang
GOOD IDEA! On Sun, Oct 9, 2016 at 7:18 PM, Jonas Baggett wrote: > Hello everyone, > > I am new to new to ConTeXt and I was thinking about how to improve > documentation to help users and then make ConTeXt more appealing. Because, > if there is one weak point in my eyes with