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47 README.txt
@@ -4,27 +4,32 @@ SciPy Proceedings
Paper Format
------------
-General Guidelines
-``````````````````
-- All figures and tables should have captions.
-- License conditions on images and figures must be respected
- (Creative Commons, etc.).
-- Code snippets should be formatted to fit inside a single column
- without overflow.
-- Try to use as little custom LaTeX markup as possible.
-- The paper abstract should be a single paragraph.
+Papers are formatted using reStructuredText and the compiled version should be
+no longer than 7 pages, including figures. Here are the steps to produce a
+paper:
+
+- For the 2012 branch of the `scipy_proceedings
+ <https://github.com/scipy/scipy_proceedings>`__ repository on GitHub. An
+ example paper is provided in ``papers/00_vanderwalt``. Create a new
+ directory ``papers/firstname_surname``, copy the example paper into it, and
+ modify to your liking.
+
+- Run ``./make_paper.sh papers/firstname_surname`` to compile your paper to PDF
+ (requires LaTeX, docutils, Python). The output appears in
+ ``output/firstname_surname/paper.pdf``.
-Authors and affiliations
-````````````````````````
-Define the fields in the beginning of the paper::
+- Once you are ready to submit your paper, file a pull request on GitHub.
- :author: My Name
- :email: myname@myplace.com
- :institution: Some University
+Papers may be submitted via e-mail to 2012submissions@scipy.org by July 15th.
- :author: Author Two
- :email: two@myplace.com
- :institution: Some University
+General Guidelines
+``````````````````
+- All figures and tables should have captions.
+- License conditions on images and figures must be respected (Creative Commons,
+ etc.).
+- Code snippets should be formatted to fit inside a single column without
+ overflow.
+- Avoid custom LaTeX markup where possible.
Other markup
------------
@@ -35,12 +40,6 @@ examples of how to:
- Use math markup
- Include code snippets
-Build Process
--------------
-::
-
- ./make_paper.sh papers/my_paper_dir
-
Requirements
------------
- IEEETran and AMSmath LaTeX classes
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6 papers/00_vanderwalt/00_vanderwalt.rst
@@ -1,14 +1,14 @@
:author: Gaius Caesar
:email: jj@rome.it
-:institution: Senate House
+:institution: Senate House, S.P.Q.R.
:author: Mark Anthony
:email: mark37@rome.it
-:institution: Egyptian Embassy
+:institution: Egyptian Embassy, S.P.Q.R.
:author: Jarrod Millman
:email: millman@rome.it
-:institution: Egyptian Embassy
+:institution: Egyptian Embassy, S.P.Q.R.
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