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From: Richard Riley <rileyrg@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: How do teachers use org-mode
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2012 11:33:55 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <s4d39ywzx8.fsf@news.eternal-september.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <8162fqvqfb.fsf@gmail.com>

Jambunathan K <kjambunathan@gmail.com> writes:

> Have students turn in their assignments in Org mode format. 
>
> From
> http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~rwl/lib/attachments/teaching/100/paper-guidelines.pdf
>
> See sec-2.3
>
> ,----
> | I’m going to try an experiment in this course. I would like you to
> | submit your papers to me as plain text, not in a document format like MS
> | Word (.doc, .docx), OpenDocument Text (.odt), RTF, or HTML. You are
> | welcome to useWord, OpenOffice, or another document editor to write your
> | papers, but please export your paper from these programs as plain text,
> | formatted according to the guidelines below.1
> |
> | There are several reasons for this. One, I don’t want to require you to
> | use any particular software to write your papers; you can edit plain
> | text using a wide variety of programs on any platform. Two, I actually
> | find the papers in the usual 12 point Times New Roman double-spaced
> | format pretty difficult to read and work with. By submitting your papers
> | in plain text, you’re making it easier for me to compile them into a
> | format that prefer to work with, which means I’ll have more time to
> | dedicate to giving you helpful feedback.
> |
> | In case you’re wondering: these guidelines are a subset of the
> | formatting rules of Org mode for GNU Emacs (http://orgmode.org). I’m
> | going to use Org mode to compile your papers using the LATEX
> | typesetting system. If you want, you can use any formatting compatible
> | with Org mode, but you’re not required to learn it.
> `----
>


Wow. That's a pretty cool "stamp of approval" !

  reply	other threads:[~2012-02-01 11:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-02-01  4:10 Venkatesh Choppella
2012-02-01  8:04 ` Alan Schmitt
2012-02-01  8:57 ` Brian van den Broek
2012-02-01  9:44 ` Jambunathan K
2012-02-01 11:33   ` Richard Riley [this message]
2012-02-01 12:24     ` Carsten Dominik
2012-02-01 10:35 ` BernardH
2012-02-01 17:40   ` John Hendy
2012-02-01 20:42 ` Alan E. Davis
2012-02-02 17:17 ` Scott Randby
2012-02-02 17:54   ` brian powell
2012-02-03  1:02     ` Sankalp
2012-02-03  4:37       ` Jambunathan K

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