English TeX FAQ: Sources on GitHub

Following the recent move of the tex.ac.uk website to a new home, work has now started on making sure we can continue to improve the FAQ (and the website). The first step of this process has been to add the current sources to GitHub within the official UK-TUG GitHub account. We will be assembling a small team of editors who will have direct access to the official master version of…

Speaker Meeting 2015

The Committee are very happy to announce that the 2015 UK-TUG Speaker Meeting will take place on the 31st of October at Trinity College, Oxford. Attendance at the meeting is free, and a light sandwich lunch is included in the day. To help planning for the day it would be welcome if people hoping to attend could let the us know. At the same time, talk titles are very welcome:…

tex.ac.uk server on the move

For many years, one of the core servers for the CTAN network has been located in Cambridge and at least formally been the ‘UK node': tex.ac.uk. Over recent years, the need for multiple core nodes on the network has diminished. At the same time, Robin Fairbairns, who ran the node at Cambridge, has retired leaving the status of the server itself (inside Cambridge University Computing Lab) somewhat up in the…

Speaker meeting videos

Following our speaker meeting last weekend, we have now got videos sorted out of all of the talks: Paulo Cereda, Bird seeds: How I learned to write a better tool Simon Dales, TeX2Dox Joseph Wright, Reliable releases Joseph Wright, Case changing in the Unicode world David Carlisle, Fixing LaTeX2e We hope that these are useful!

Speaker Meeting 2014

The annual Speaker Meeting and AGM took place on Saturday at Trinity College, Oxford. We had a mix of talks as well of course the AGM. The talks were recorded: they’ll be available soon (after editing), and we’ll post again once that happens. Morning Session The day began with informal discussions over coffee: the turnout was somewhat ‘select’ but we still had a good atmosphere. Paulo Cereda opened the formal…

Notice of 2014 AGM

The 2014 UK-TUG AGM will be held on Saturday 29th November at 14:00. The meeting will take place as part of the UK-TUG Speaker meeting at Trinity College, Oxford, OX1 3BH. We hope that as members as possible will be able to attend the AGM and the Speaker meeting. Notice is hereby given for the following. Election for Chair The two-year term of office of the Chair, Simon Dales, finishes…

UK-TUG Speaker Meeting 2014

The annual UK-TUG Speaker Meeting and AGM will take place on Saturday, 29th November at Trinity College, Oxford, OX1 3BH. The speaker meeting will begin at around 10 am and normally runs to between 4 pm and 5 pm, depending on the number of talks presented and time required to deal with the formal AGM business. Attendance at the speaker day is free for UK-TUG members, and a light lunch…

Speaker meeting 2013: Photos, slides and videos

For those who didn’t make it to the speaker meeting on Saturday, we’ve got various goodies available. First, we’re very lucky that Dick Nickalls brought his camera along, so we have a few pictures of the day.         ‘Speaking’ of Dick, he and Joseph Wright have made copies of their slides available, so you can pick up what they said about Typesetting the Cube and A Tale…

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Committee for 2013

At the AGM for 2013, the make up of the new committee was also announced: Simon Dales (Chair) Jonathan Fine Brent Longborough John Peters Arthur Reutenauer Joseph Wright The committee appointed Arthur as Treasurer and Joseph as Secretary: Simon was elected Chair in 2012 and has another year to go in this role before another election is needed.

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