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Txt2tags package for Fedora 8, 9 and 10

I am happy to announce that I have become an official Fedora Packager and effective today txt2tags is available from the Fedora Official repositories for Fedora 8 and Fedora 9 from the Updates repository and will be included in Fedora 10 as part of its initial release main repository.
--- Adam Miller

Well, Adam said it all, start your yum engines!

yum install txt2tags

Posted Thu 11 September 2008 by aurelio in Project

7 years of txt2tags

Seems like yesterday when we made five... But now we're seven!

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To celebrate this very special date (it's real hard to keep a spare-time one-man project like txt2tags for that long), there's a new 2.5 version out there …

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Posted Sat 26 July 2008 by aurelio in Project

Xmas Charity

HAPPY HOLIDAYS for all you nice txt2tags users.

Without your kind words, energy, comments, ideas, code and bug reports, we would never leave the 0.x series... With your help, today txt2tags is a five years old stable mature program. Thanks!

Now take a minute to think with me.

  • For …

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Posted Wed 20 December 2006 by aurelio in Project

New Mac OS X installer for txt2tags

Txt2tags was included into Rudix, a collection of ready-to-use Unix/Linux software for the Mac. Each software is packaged with the default Mac installer, so you just have to press the "Continue" button a few times and it's done. No need to install a subsystem like Fink or DarwinPorts.

Remember …

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Posted Mon 04 September 2006 by aurelio in Project

New "Release Early" Policy

I've always waited until many new features and bug fixes were done to then release a new version of txt2tags. The more changes, the better.

But experience show me that preparing big releases is a time consuming task, and it takes even longer when the period between versions becomes large …

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Posted Thu 27 July 2006 by aurelio in Project

5 years of txt2tags

At July 26, 2001 the txt2tags version 0.1 was released.

It had six targets (txt, html, sgml, pm6, mgp, moin), command line was the only interface (with just one option -t), a few supported structures and marks, no translations, poor documentation, a dozen users, 461 lines of code.

Today …

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Posted Wed 26 July 2006 by aurelio in Project

Blog? Blog.

Hi there.

This is the new place to stay in touch with the latest news about the txt2tags project. Releases, files, documents, translations, site updates.

The good old do-it-yourself news/RSS by hand worked until today, but using a Blog system like WordPress, we get some advantages:

  • Feeds (RSS) with …

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Posted Wed 26 July 2006 by aurelio in Project