Perl publishing and attracting new developers

Nic Gibson nicg at
Mon Sep 23 14:14:04 BST 2013

On 20 Sep 2013, at 16:38, Adrian Howard <adrianh at> wrote:

> On 20 September 2013 14:50, Peter Corlett <abuse at> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 09:34:01AM +1000, Kieren Diment wrote:
>>> On 20/09/2013, at 9:21, Peter Corlett <abuse at> wrote:
>>>> If you are so passionate about seeing new niche Perl books written as you
>>>> are making out, you had better fire up your editor and get cracking.
>>> Many publishers prefer msword ;)
>> You can export Word format files from Scrivener :)
> It's the change tracking that's the problem - you still see a chunk of
> publishers relying on Word for that. Exporting isn't the issue.
> Importing the feedback from publishers is.
> Adrian

You still see the vast majority of publishers working that way. The interesting
disconnect is that the techies can’t see why the authors and editors like
Word and the authors and editors fail to see why…

Anyone who’s actually interested in this might want to look at the proceedings
of which should be
available any time now.

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