Speaker Meeting 2016

The Committee are very happy to announce that the 2016 UK-TUG Speaker Meeting will take place on 15th October in the Fletcher Room, Trinity College, Oxford. The day is scheduled to begin at around 10:30 and to run until around 16:00. The UK-TUG AGM will take place as part of the day: see the separate notice. Talks on TeX-related are invited: talk times are flexible. The committee has invited a…

Speaker Meeting 2015

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 and we hope to make them available over the coming days. Morning Session The day began as usual with some informal talk over coffee, giving everyone a chance to catch up or in several cases meet for the first time.…

Notice of 2015 AGM

The 2015 UK-TUG AGM will be held on Saturday 31st October 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. The meeting will take place in the Sutro Room, which is in the front court at Trinity College.

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…