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34<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Gentoo Bimonthly Publication</td> 29<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Gentoo Bimonthly Publication</td>
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36<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.1</td> 31<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.2</td>
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40<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> 35<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>
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42<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td> 37<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">deferred</td>
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50<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">24-Nov-2003</td> 45<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">24-Nov-2003</td>
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54<hr /> 49<hr />
55<div class="contents topic" id="contents"> 50<div class="contents topic">
56<p class="topic-title"><a name="contents">Contents</a></p> 51<p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
57<ul class="simple"> 52<ul class="simple">
58<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id6" name="id6">Abstract</a></li> 53<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id6" name="id6">Abstract</a></li>
54<li><a class="reference" href="#status" id="id7" name="id7">Status</a></li>
59<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id7" name="id7">Motivation</a></li> 55<li><a class="reference" href="#motivation" id="id8" name="id8">Motivation</a></li>
60<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id8" name="id8">Rationale</a></li> 56<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id9" name="id9">Rationale</a></li>
61<li><a class="reference" href="#implementation" id="id9" name="id9">Implementation</a></li> 57<li><a class="reference" href="#implementation" id="id10" name="id10">Implementation</a></li>
62<li><a class="reference" href="#other-details" id="id10" name="id10">Other Details</a></li> 58<li><a class="reference" href="#other-details" id="id11" name="id11">Other Details</a></li>
63<li><a class="reference" href="#caveats" id="id11" name="id11">Caveats</a></li> 59<li><a class="reference" href="#caveats" id="id12" name="id12">Caveats</a></li>
64<li><a class="reference" href="#future" id="id12" name="id12">Future</a></li> 60<li><a class="reference" href="#future" id="id13" name="id13">Future</a></li>
65<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id13" name="id13">Backwards Compatibility</a></li> 61<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id14" name="id14">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
66<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id14" name="id14">References</a></li> 62<li><a class="reference" href="#references" id="id15" name="id15">References</a></li>
67<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id15" name="id15">Copyright</a></li> 63<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id16" name="id16">Copyright</a></li>
68</ul> 64</ul>
69</div> 65</div>
70<div class="section" id="abstract"> 66<div class="section">
71<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1> 67<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="abstract" name="abstract">Abstract</a></h1>
72<p>As Gentoo becomes more popular, providing good, official information regarding 68<p>As Gentoo becomes more popular, providing good, official information regarding
73the project becomes more important. This GLEP attempts to present the need and 69the project becomes more important. This GLEP attempts to present the need and
74suggested logistics for handling a print Gentoo publication.</p> 70suggested logistics for handling a print Gentoo publication.</p>
75</div> 71</div>
76<div class="section" id="motivation"> 72<div class="section">
73<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" id="status" name="status">Status</a></h1>
74<p>Timed out</p>
75</div>
76<div class="section">
77<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id7" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1> 77<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" id="motivation" name="motivation">Motivation</a></h1>
78<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> 78<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>
79Many Gentoo sub-projects are the direct result of filling a niche.</p> 79Many Gentoo sub-projects are the direct result of filling a niche.</p>
80<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 80<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
81providing.</p> 81providing.</p>
82<p>This GLEP attempts to fill another niche - providing information to users that would like 82<p>This GLEP attempts to fill another niche - providing information to users that would like
83insightful information in print form.</p> 83insightful information in print form.</p>
84</div> 84</div>
85<div class="section" id="rationale"> 85<div class="section">
86<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id8" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1> 86<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" id="rationale" name="rationale">Rationale</a></h1>
87<p><em>Premium Content</em> is a buzzword that many companies, particular those strategized around 87<p><em>Premium Content</em> is a buzzword that many companies, particular those strategized around
88open source, are marketing. Providing premium content such as this to Gentoo users is another 88open source, are marketing. Providing premium content such as this to Gentoo users is another
89way of adding value to the Gentoo brand and revenue to the project.</p> 89way of adding value to the Gentoo brand and revenue to the project.</p>
90</div> 90</div>
91<div class="section" id="implementation"> 91<div class="section">
92<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id9" name="implementation">Implementation</a></h1> 92<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" id="implementation" name="implementation">Implementation</a></h1>
93<ul class="simple"> 93<ul class="simple">
94<li>Formation of the Gentoo Publication Team. This is a small entity of developers (3) that 94<li>Formation of the Gentoo Publication Team. This is a small entity of developers (3) that
95are responsible for the bi-monthly deployment of the publication. An <em>example</em> of some 95are responsible for the bi-monthly deployment of the publication. An <em>example</em> of some
96suggested guidelines are as follows:<ul> 96suggested guidelines are as follows:<ul>
97<li>Each release will be 8 (eight) pages, front and back.</li> 97<li>Each release will be 8 (eight) pages, front and back.</li>
115</li> 115</li>
116<li>All authors and editors will need to have a contract on file with Gentoo to handle proper 116<li>All authors and editors will need to have a contract on file with Gentoo to handle proper
117legal issues surrounding payment and release of written works.</li> 117legal issues surrounding payment and release of written works.</li>
118</ul> 118</ul>
119</div> 119</div>
120<div class="section" id="other-details"> 120<div class="section">
121<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id10" name="other-details">Other Details</a></h1> 121<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" id="other-details" name="other-details">Other Details</a></h1>
122<p>The information contained within the print publication would become available to 122<p>The information contained within the print publication would become available to
123all-users via the Gentoo webspace approximately 1 month after the shipment of the 123all-users via the Gentoo webspace approximately 1 month after the shipment of the
124publication. This allows all information to be freely shared with all users, keeping 124publication. This allows all information to be freely shared with all users, keeping
125in line with the spirit of Gentoo.</p> 125in line with the spirit of Gentoo.</p>
126</div> 126</div>
127<div class="section" id="caveats"> 127<div class="section">
128<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id11" name="caveats">Caveats</a></h1> 128<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id12" id="caveats" name="caveats">Caveats</a></h1>
129<p>When money gets involved, some people will cry foul. This GLEP will attempts to 129<p>When money gets involved, some people will cry foul. This GLEP will attempts to
130address this issue by keeping all transactions open and available for perusal by 130address this issue by keeping all transactions open and available for perusal by
131both developers and users.</p> 131both developers and users.</p>
132</div> 132</div>
133<div class="section" id="future"> 133<div class="section">
134<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id12" name="future">Future</a></h1> 134<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id13" id="future" name="future">Future</a></h1>
135<p>The popularity of subscriptions will dictate the direction that this publication will go.</p> 135<p>The popularity of subscriptions will dictate the direction that this publication will go.</p>
136</div> 136</div>
137<div class="section" id="backwards-compatibility"> 137<div class="section">
138<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id13" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1> 138<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id14" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
139<p>No current policies exist that interfere with this document.</p> 139<p>No current policies exist that interfere with this document.</p>
140</div> 140</div>
141<div class="section" id="references"> 141<div class="section">
142<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id14" name="references">References</a></h1> 142<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id15" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
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146<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> 146<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>
147</tbody> 147</tbody>
148</table> 148</table>
149<table class="footnote" frame="void" id="id2" rules="none"> 149<table class="docutils footnote" frame="void" id="id2" rules="none">
150<colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup> 150<colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup>
151<tbody valign="top"> 151<tbody valign="top">
152<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> 152<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>
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155<table class="footnote" frame="void" id="id4" rules="none"> 155<table class="docutils footnote" frame="void" id="id4" rules="none">
156<colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup> 156<colgroup><col class="label" /><col /></colgroup>
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158<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> 158<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>
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