[BangPypers] [OT] Tools for writing books and publishing as pdfs

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon at au-kbc.org
Thu Mar 11 08:23:10 CET 2010

On Thursday 11 Mar 2010 12:21:31 pm Anand Balachandran Pillai wrote:
> > Would somebody please pass some suggestions on how we can write some
> > e-book,
> > technical in nature. I'm planning to write one book on telecom network
> > domain . My main motive is to learn some more solid things while writing
> > this book. So i was just thinking there is any good way by which we write
> > this and publish as pdfs in the internet. I was curious how our free
> > python tutorials being written, like 'A byte of python' , ThinkCSPY etc.
> In the Python world, I would say restructuredText, docutils, Sphinx
> in that order.

the whole point is: how are you going to write the book? Collaborative open 
source effort with version control - or just your own thing? The above 
recomendations are for the first, and for the second, use any word/text 
processor you want.
Kenneth Gonsalves
Senior Associate

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