[mercury-users] issue with the tutorial book.pdf
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:
> 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
>> 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 voilà!" .
I'm fixing this at the moment. Thanks.
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