[okfn-help] Open Shakespeare edition

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Fri Aug 21 13:21:31 BST 2009

2009/8/21 Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org>:
> Hi Rufus,
> I wondered where we were up to with making an edition of Shakespeare's works?

We are still in progress. I have been working with some university
students on introductions and commentaries.


> I've just found out that my friend Adam is interested in producing
> editions of particular works of Shakespeare. He's been experimenting
> with book binding and makes photomontage images. In particular he's
> interested in making cover designs for particular works (Hamlet, King
> Lear, ...).

Wow, this is great. Would he be interested in collaborating here?

> He has been formatting the texts manually, until learning that you are
> working on something to produce nice PDF versions using a script. I
> wish I had known! Is it possible to produce something A5 or A6 using
> your script?

It is currently set up to render A5. Other size are fairly
straightforward depending on the latex support. A current example of
what we can produce is at:


> Perhaps we could work with him?



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