[reportlab-users] manual proposal

adam hyde adam at flossmanuals.net
Sun Oct 19 22:34:24 EDT 2008

hey Andy, As I said in my email - We use Reportlab to make PDF...infact
we use reportlab to make books:


On Sun, 2008-10-19 at 22:25 +0100, Andy Robinson wrote:

> 2008/10/19 adam hyde <adam at flossmanuals.net>:

> > hi,

> >

> > If there is interest in putting together a manual on Reportlab then I'm

> > as keen as mustard to help get one going. We have a community of free

> > documentation writers at FLOSS Manuals and a tool set that enables the

> > ease of production, translation and output to online (via an embedded

> > manual api) or book form.



> Adam, thanks very much for this. However, the problem isn't the tools,

> it's finding people who are willing to go through the existing manual

> making bits friendlier, correcting holes and inaccuracies, and adding some

> new examples.


> Your site looks great and I am sure fills a big need. But It would be quite

> sad for a publishing tool like ours to move away from being able to

> publish its own

> manuals (unless you use ReportLab to make PDFs?). ReportLab's core

> business is helping clients publish content, and we have all the tools we

> need, as well as a roadmap which should sync with Python's own documentation

> one day (we hope to move to ReST). The problem is finding people willing

> to spend time mainatining our open source documentation.




> Best Regards,





Adam Hyde
Founder FLOSS Manuals

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