Questions for people who might want an errata book:
How would you use the errata?
- Print it and keep it with your print books.
- Keep the PDF book with your other PDF books.
- Print individual errata items and slip them into the appropriate pages of your print books.
- Copy and paste them into annotations of your PDF books, or edit your PDF books if you have the tools for that.
The reason I ask is that options 1 and 2 would look nicer if they were formatted in the TAS style, which looks a lot like the print books.
Option 3 would probably look best if each erratum (or each group of errata on the same page or pair of facing pages) were formatted in a variant of the TAS style, except trimmed down so that the insert pages looked like they were meant to be inserted into the books, with matching style, but designed to be cut to fit into the books without looking sloppy.
Options 1 and 3, since they're meant for print, would best be laid out to limit the amount of paper they take to print.
Option 4 doesn't have any special formatting requirements, except to make sure that the text can be copied and pasted without hassle.
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Does anyone have any specific errata they'd like to claim credit for? If so, I'd like to know the item and how you'd like to be credited. Otherwise, individual errata will be left anonymous.
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Matthew offered the idea of including things like house rules ("room for people to go off in their own directions with their own ideas"), which would add a lot of bulk to the book.
Are there any specific house rules (or variant interpretations of rules) that anyone would like to include? If so, I'll need your specific permission to include your words, and how you'd like to be credited (including "anonymous"). I would also need permission to revise your wording, both for the sake of copy editing (whether to use "its" or "it's", for example, or whether to use US or UK spellings) and for the sake of fitting content into the format of this book.
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Finally, I'm starting my studies of Scribus, because Word just doesn't look like a way to do this job as well as it could be.