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266     [<b><a href="http://www.gentoo.org/">Gentoo Linux Home</a></b>]
267 antarus 1.4 [<b><a href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/">GLEP Index</a></b>]
268 g2boojum 1.3 [<b><a href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/glep/glep-0018.txt">GLEP Source</a></b>]
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274     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">18</td>
275     </tr>
276     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Gentoo Bimonthly Publication</td>
277     </tr>
278 g2boojum 1.2 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.2</td>
279 liquidx 1.1 </tr>
280 g2boojum 1.3 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0018.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2004/11/11 21:39:22</a></td>
281 liquidx 1.1 </tr>
282     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Caleb Tennis &lt;caleb&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
283     </tr>
284 g2boojum 1.2 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">deferred</td>
285 liquidx 1.1 </tr>
286     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Type:</th><td class="field-body">Standards Track</td>
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288 g2boojum 1.3 <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Content-Type:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="glep-0002.html">text/x-rst</a></td>
289 liquidx 1.1 </tr>
290     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">21-Nov-2003</td>
291     </tr>
292     <tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">24-Nov-2003</td>
293     </tr>
294     </tbody>
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296     <hr />
297 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="contents topic">
298     <p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
299 liquidx 1.1 <ul class="simple">
300     <li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id6" name="id6">Abstract</a></li>
301 g2boojum 1.2 <li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id7" name="id7">Status</a></li>
302     <li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id8" name="id8">Motivation</a></li>
303     <li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id9" name="id9">Rationale</a></li>
304     <li><a class="reference" href="#implementation" id="id10" name="id10">Implementation</a></li>
305     <li><a class="reference" href="#other-details" id="id11" name="id11">Other Details</a></li>
306     <li><a class="reference" href="#caveats" id="id12" name="id12">Caveats</a></li>
307     <li><a class="reference" href="#future" id="id13" name="id13">Future</a></li>
308     <li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id14" name="id14">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
309     <li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id15" name="id15">References</a></li>
310     <li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id16" name="id16">Copyright</a></li>
311 liquidx 1.1 </ul>
312     </div>
313 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
314     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
315 liquidx 1.1 <p>As Gentoo becomes more popular, providing good, official information regarding
316     the project becomes more important. This GLEP attempts to present the need and
317     suggested logistics for handling a print Gentoo publication.</p>
318     </div>
319 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
320     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
321 g2boojum 1.2 <p>Timed out</p>
322     </div>
323 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
324     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
325 liquidx 1.1 <p>Users have flocked to Gentoo because it provides them with what they want. <a class="footnote-reference" href="#philosophy" id="id1" name="id1">[1]</a>
326     Many Gentoo sub-projects are the direct result of filling a niche.</p>
327     <p>The <a class="reference" href="http://store.gentoo.org">Gentoo Store</a> <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id2" id="id3" name="id3">[2]</a> gives users the ability to purchase Gentoo related products, both
328     providing.</p>
329     <p>This GLEP attempts to fill another niche - providing information to users that would like
330     insightful information in print form.</p>
331     </div>
332 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
333     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
334 liquidx 1.1 <p><em>Premium Content</em> is a buzzword that many companies, particular those strategized around
335     open source, are marketing. Providing premium content such as this to Gentoo users is another
336     way of adding value to the Gentoo brand and revenue to the project.</p>
337     </div>
338 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
339     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" id="implementation" name="implementation">Implementation</a></h1>
340 liquidx 1.1 <ul class="simple">
341     <li>Formation of the Gentoo Publication Team. This is a small entity of developers (3) that
342     are responsible for the bi-monthly deployment of the publication. An <em>example</em> of some
343     suggested guidelines are as follows:<ul>
344     <li>Each release will be 8 (eight) pages, front and back.</li>
345     <li>The publication will be shipped on the last day of Jan, Mar, May, Jul, Sep, Nov</li>
346     <li>The deadline for article submission will be on the last day of the month prior
347     to the date of publication</li>
348     </ul>
349     </li>
350     <li>The editorial team is responsible for the content and delivery schedule requirements
351     of the publication.</li>
352     <li>A billable amount for the publication must be decided upon. The billing will be handled
353     through the Gentoo Store.</li>
354     <li>The revenue generated by the publication will be divided up in a fair proportion to the following
355     groups:<ul>
356     <li>The physical expenses of the publication</li>
357     <li>The editorial staff</li>
358     <li>Authors of contributed articles</li>
359     <li>The Gentoo Store</li>
360     <li>A developer fund, to be handled by the <a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/metastructure/index.xml">Metastructure</a> <a class="footnote-reference" href="#id4" id="id5" name="id5">[3]</a> project.</li>
361     </ul>
362     </li>
363     <li>All authors and editors will need to have a contract on file with Gentoo to handle proper
364     legal issues surrounding payment and release of written works.</li>
365     </ul>
366     </div>
367 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
368     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" id="other-details" name="other-details">Other Details</a></h1>
369 liquidx 1.1 <p>The information contained within the print publication would become available to
370     all-users via the Gentoo webspace approximately 1 month after the shipment of the
371     publication. This allows all information to be freely shared with all users, keeping
372     in line with the spirit of Gentoo.</p>
373     </div>
374 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
375     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id12" id="caveats" name="caveats">Caveats</a></h1>
376 liquidx 1.1 <p>When money gets involved, some people will cry foul. This GLEP will attempts to
377     address this issue by keeping all transactions open and available for perusal by
378     both developers and users.</p>
379     </div>
380 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
381     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id13" id="future" name="future">Future</a></h1>
382 liquidx 1.1 <p>The popularity of subscriptions will dictate the direction that this publication will go.</p>
383     </div>
384 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
385     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id14" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
386 liquidx 1.1 <p>No current policies exist that interfere with this document.</p>
387     </div>
388 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
389     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id15" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
390     <table class="docutils footnote" frame="void" id="philosophy" rules="none">
391 liquidx 1.1 <colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup>
392     <tbody valign="top">
393     <tr><td class="label"><a class="fn-backref" href="#id1" name="philosophy">[1]</a></td><td><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/philosophy.xml">http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/philosophy.xml</a></td></tr>
394     </tbody>
395     </table>
396 g2boojum 1.3 <table class="docutils footnote" frame="void" id="id2" rules="none">
397 liquidx 1.1 <colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup>
398     <tbody valign="top">
399     <tr><td class="label"><a class="fn-backref" href="#id3" name="id2">[2]</a></td><td><a class="reference" href="http://store.gentoo.org">http://store.gentoo.org</a></td></tr>
400     </tbody>
401     </table>
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403 liquidx 1.1 <colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup>
404     <tbody valign="top">
405     <tr><td class="label"><a class="fn-backref" href="#id5" name="id4">[3]</a></td><td><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/metastructure/index.xml">http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/metastructure/index.xml</a></td></tr>
406     </tbody>
407     </table>
408     </div>
409 g2boojum 1.3 <div class="section">
410     <h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id16" id="copyright" name="copyright">Copyright</a></h1>
411 liquidx 1.1 <p>This document has been placed in the public domain.</p>
412     </div>
413 g2boojum 1.3
414 liquidx 1.1 </div>
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417 liquidx 1.1 <a class="reference" href="glep-0018.txt">View document source</a>.
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