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TeXtalk interviews

TeXtalk http://tex.blogoverflow.com/files/2012/02/textalk2.png Introduction As part of the celebrations of our first birthday, we decided to interview great members of our community. Since we ...
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Should we continue our blog?

animuson of the Stack Overflow team said here: Blog Overflow is actually going to be shutting down completely soon, so it doesn't make sense for us to invest time in fixing any bugs for it. We'...
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TeXtalk interviews and blog infrastructure

quack Dear friends, I'd like to talk about our interview series and the blog infrastructure. This is our current workflow for publishing an interview: We close the interview, limiting its beginning ...
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Clearer formatting of dialogue in TeXtalk

Currently the dialogue of TeXtalk is formatted by <strong> for the speaker and <p> to separate lines. Here is an example from the interview with Yiannis Lazarides: This format may be ...
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Update the TeX Community Blog logo

Now that the tex.sx logo has the real kerning, the Community Blog logo should be updated, too. Compare: (tex.sx logo) (blog logo) I stick to my comment to Jin's answer though, that the braces ...
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How about a TeX.SX blog?

A recent StackOverflow blog post announced the lauch of blogoverflow: stackexchange community blogs. Do we think the TeX community wants one? I know several members already have their own blogs (...
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Embedded videos support for our blog

'ello friends. :) Sometimes, I would like to embed a video in a blog post. Sadly, I've been struggling with the Wordpress editor and some other spooky magic tags found in the WP documentation, but I ...
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How can one comment on a TeXtalk interview?

unfortunately, i was not available while the interview with Aditya was happening, and i would like to comment on one point that he made: "I think that there are a very few journal who will accept ...
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What would you like to read in a TeX.SX blog?

The new TeX.SX community blog has been launched. Which subjects do you suggest it should deal with? What would you like to see there? Which topics would you enjoy reading about - the site, the site's ...
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TeX.sx blog feedback

Now that there is a blog started, a key question is getting some feedback. I've written both the 'hello world' post and something a bit more substantial. What to write for the blog depends on the ...
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The prominent link to tex.blogoverflow.com has been buried

I'm fairly sure that http://tex.blogoverflow.com/ used to be linked to in the top bar by the word "blog", close to the chat link. Now we have a supply of good content on the blog it seems to have ...
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HTTP vs HTTPS in blog link

I don't know how this is possible, but I get the TeX SE blog for http://tex-talk.net and a completely different page for https://tex-talk.net: What is happening here? How is it possible? What can be ...
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How can I contribute to the TeX.sx Blog?

The title says it (almost) all. If and when I think I have something useful to say on the blog, as a post, rather than a comment, how will I go about it? Is there a moderation process, and how do I ...
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Blog post on new KOMAscript release (v3.11), with new English manual

For once I'd like to make a blog post: Markus Kohm, maintainer of KOMAscript has published a new version (3.11) of the KOMAscript bundle. There is one extraordinary issue: The new version includes a ...
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Can the blog formatting be cleaned up?

I don't know how to contact the administrators of the tex-talk blog (which used to be the TeX blog on this network before that got closed down), but in the transfer from the SE network it would appear ...
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Why isn't our blog appearing on the blogoverflow.com main page?

At the moment, I see 15 blogs listed on blogoverflow.com. Some blogs already contain many posts, some blogs less than ours. And I think our TeX blog is of good quality. Isn't it ready to be shown on ...
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Posting an article to the blog

The answer to How can I contribute to the TeX.sx Blog? outlines the theory of how one can contribute to the blog. How is it done in practice? I wrote a short report on snippets and their use in the ...
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