Tomorrow's and last week's TeX hours are focused respectively on durable and accessible rendering of LaTeX documents. Tomorrow's TeX Hour is A brief introduction to Portable TeX Documents. It will be a preview and rehearsal for my talk https://pretalx.com/packagingcon-2021/talk/XTAJ7Z/
Title: A brief introduction to Portable TeX Documents
To whet your appetite here's the anonymous reviewer feedback.
1. A focused solution that has the potential to work for many ecosystems.
2. I like the fact that this talk takes problems from a less widely known ecosystem and tries to generalize it. I'd recommend the author to focus on the packaging aspect, using TeX as a showcase, with its own specificity.
3. I like the combination of relevant technologies.
4. Very interesting work on Portable TeX Documents. Highly recommend that this talk be a part of the conference.
5. This is relevant to me as someone who maintains multiple hundred-page technical documents for multiple organizations. However, it may be too specific to its target ecosystem to be adequately relevant for PackagingCon this time around.
Last week's TeX Hour was Accessible TeX rendering and R-Markdown. It will be available tomorrow morning UK time at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLw1FZfIX1w7jDYlhuKEv9jwghokCweLn_
Here's my version of the shared conclusions from last week's TeX Hour.
The key to accessibility is generating from one source document multiple outputs, diverse enough to give all access to the information in the source document.
A TeX author is anyone whose output includes TeX generated PDF.
All TeX authors generate accessible outputs.
Use R Markdown as a model to follow, adapting as required.
Markdown not adequate for majority of technical LaTeX documents.