[ubuntu-za] Documentation User Group

Jacques Strydom jacquesafro at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 10:33:09 UTC 2015

Will try setting it up on a VM and let you know.

In regards to offline use at schools, the finished books can be exported to
different formats (.pdf, ebook etc.) so it shouldn't be a problem.
Booksprints sound like an awesome idea.

On Wed, 15 Apr 2015 at 10:51 William Walter Kinghorn <williamk at dut.ac.za>

>  Hi Jacques,
> I have tried to set up Booktype locally, but not succeeded, I don't have a
> server on the net
> Is there anyone on this list, that could figure out how to install
> Booktype locally, then create a document telling us how to do it
> or has a server we can host Booktype on, for us to start things
> The reason I tried to set up Booktype locally, was so that I could learn
> how to use the software, and for people who don't have internet or lots of
> bandwidth ( schools )
> Also to have some Booksprints ( http://www.booksprints.net/about/ ),
> which I would like a server in the room
> William
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>   I would say Booktype looks like a good idea.
>  Tried out the demo and it's easy to use, has collaborating options and
> is break proof because of version control. Only problems would be no spell
> checker built in and no offline use but we can work around that.
>  To me if we want lots of people to contribute then we have to make the
> system as easy to use as possible.
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