[TOS] Announcing the textbook. :)
hislopg at drexel.edu
Fri Mar 26 11:19:52 UTC 2010
My congratulations to all!
I think this will be a useful product. If fact, I've started to use it already - I had a student read several of the draft chapters and she's provided some comments that I'll feed back to Greg DeK. I mention that because I think getting some early users and feedback from them would be a useful next step. Those of us with classes and students are in the best position to do this - even if it's just a few student who might do this as part of an independent study or special project.
From: tos-bounces at teachingopensource.org [mailto:tos-bounces at teachingopensource.org] On Behalf Of Greg DeKoenigsberg
Sent: Friday, March 26, 2010 1:21 AM
To: tos at teachingopensource.org
Subject: [TOS] Announcing the textbook. :)
We are delighted to announce the release of version 0.8 of our textbook,
"Practical Open Source Software Exploration: How to be Productively Lost,
the Open Source Way".
The URL for the SVN/Docbook release will be coming soon, when Karsten Wade
and his team has completed the conversion process.
The URL for the wiki release:
We are already working on the 0.9 release. The work continues here:
My heartfelt thanks to my fellow contributors, who helped over the last
weeks and months, and especially over the last few days: Karsten Wade,
Max Spevack, Chris Tyler, Mel Chua, Jeff Sheltren, and Matt Jadud.
Lots still to do, of course -- but this is our first milestone, worth
remembering. With luck, the first of many.
Educational materials should be high-quality, collaborative, and free.
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