[Bioperl-l] Downloading the tutorial for offline reading

Brian Osborne bosborne11 at verizon.net
Sun Jan 28 11:35:47 EST 2007


Chris,

I wasn't perfectly clear. There is value in having PDFs within the
distribution itself, like we had when all the HOWTOs were in Docbook. That
was the single best attribute of Docbook, the ability to create PDF, HTML,
and text version by running a script.

Brian O.

On 1/28/07 9:34 AM, "Chris Fields" <cjfields at uiuc.edu> wrote:

> The wiki pages have printable versions (linked via the toolbar below
> the search box); those pages only have the wiki documentation.
> Here's the BioPerl FAQ:
> 
> http://www.bioperl.org/w/index.php?title=FAQ&printable=yes
> 
> You could generate PDFs if you were able to print/save to PDF from
> any app (Mac OS X, for instance).  In fact, the printable
> installation wiki pages are what I used for generating the INSTALL
> docs in CVS.  I just dumped to a text file from elinks and edited out
> the explicit links
> 
> chris
> 
> On Jan 27, 2007, at 11:12 PM, Brian Osborne wrote:
> 
>> Michiel,
>> 
>> I can't speak for others but I think the ideal would be to also
>> have PDF
>> versions. I've read that various html2pdf converters have been used
>> at Wiki
>> sites to make PDF but I've never tested any of these myself. If you
>> come
>> across a good one please keep us apprised.
>> 
>> Brian O.
>> 
>> 
>> On 1/27/07 6:36 PM, "Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon"
>> <mdehoon at c2b2.columbia.edu> wrote:
>> 
>>> Or is everybody more
>>> or less happy with the wiki-only approach?
>> 
>> 
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> 
> Christopher Fields
> Postdoctoral Researcher
> Lab of Dr. Robert Switzer
> Dept of Biochemistry
> University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
> 
> 
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