I dont think I’ve mentioned it here before – but remember the DHQ issue I edited alongside Greg Crane (Tufts/Perseus): Changing the Center of Gravity: Transforming Classical Studies Through Cyberinfrastructure? Well, its going to printed up a as book, by Gorgias Press.
Which means its my job to turn it from spangly lovely efficient DHQ XML into camera ready copy by means of…. MS Word templates, supplied by the publisher. Sigh. But I have put on my work gloves and back to the silicon face I go. (I figure for something so small, as a one off, there’s no point wrestling with the XSLT to-PDF transformation for this particular stylesheet).
Its the kind of repetitive task that is both frustrating and yet enjoyable on some level – making sure that everything is fine, slotting in an hour a day to do this over the next few months so its doesnt become too tedious. Right. Here I go. First hour, then I get to do some *proper* editing and writing for the rest of the day.