[mercury-users] issue with the tutorial book.pdf

Paul Bone pbone at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Tue Jun 29 10:24:13 AEST 2010

On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 06:21:14PM +1000, Julien Fischer wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, 26 Jun 2010, Jean-Marc Vanel wrote:
>> I installed release of the day 2010-06-23, on Ubuntu 10.4, and it does work.
>> I have an issue with the tutorial book.pdf downloaded from the site.
>> Every - (minus) character in the PDF is not a true minus ASCII
>> character, as this shell command shows :
>> echo  mercury-users-request | od -c
>> 0000000   m   e   r   c   u   r   y 342 210 222   u   s   e   r   s 342
>> 0000020 210 222   r   e   q   u   e   s   t  \n
>> 0000032
>> This is annoying when one wants to paste code from the PDF. Also the "
>> (double quote) , and the _ (underline) are not correct.
> Yes, we are aware of this.  (If I can find time, I will add the tutorial
> examples to the samples directory.)

I intend to check to see if we can generate a HTML version of the tutorial via
latex2html.  This may be more suitable as an online reference and allow people
to copy-and-paste code examples from it.gq

>> Typo in tutorial book.pdf : "Et voila!" should be "Et voilĂ !" .

I'm fixing this at the moment.  Thanks.

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