Simon Willison’s Weblog


2 items tagged “word”


What is it like to write a technical book? Plenty of food for thought from the lead author of the new edition of High Performance MySQL. It’s amazing how Word is still an integral part of most technical book projects despite its obvious inadequacies compared to a toolchain based on plain text files and Subversion (the Django Book used ReST and Subversion to great effect). # 20th June 2008, 8:18 am


Scribd. This appears to be social software for the huge population of people who can’t imagine creating anything without using Word. # 25th April 2007, 7:22 pm