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\subsection{The Process}
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\label{sec:publishing_process}
Writing and publishing your book is a considerable undertaking.
This part of the manual will walk you through the different stages
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\subsection{Numbers and Versions}
\subsection{Numbers and Revised Versions}
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The number of a work is placed on the book cover at two locations:
on the spine and on the front.
The number of a work never changes, even when its content is revised.
To indicate a new revision, a version number is used.
When the work is first published, it must have version at least 1.0
(smaller versions can be used internally during the proof reading stage).
The number and version appear at the beginning of the work on a page with meta data
in the form: number, then the letter \enquote{v} followed by the version.
\Eg \enquote{2011/7 v1.2} designates version 1.2 of the work number 2011/7.
The number of a work never changes
because its content can never change
once it has been published.
Nevertheless,
there is the possibility of publishing a revised edition
under a new KCSS number.\footnote{%
In the old days,
published edition could be replaced
by a new version.
This is not possible any more.
As explained, a revision requires
a new document to be published,
along with a new KCSS number.}
To do so,
simply announce your intention
to publish a revised edition to QA.
The process will for the most part
be similar to the publishing process
as described in \autoref{sec:publishing_process}.
The KCSS number appears at the beginning of the work on a page with meta data,
for example as \enquote{2011/7}.
This information optionally may be followed by the word \enquote{dated}
and then a date on which the version was published,
in order to give the reader an idea of how recent the version is,
how much time went by during two versions, \etc.
how much time went by during two revisions, \etc.
If a date is given, it should be specified in ISO 8601 form, \ie \mbox{YYYY-MM-DD}.
For example, when version 1.2 of work 2011/7 was first published on the 15th of November 2011,
then we write \enquote{2011/7 v1.2 dated 2011-11-15}.
For example, when work 2011/7 was first published on the 15th of November 2011,
then we write \enquote{2011/7 dated 2011-11-15}.
If the work is a revision of a previous work,
the previous work's KCSS number must be mentioned.
The KCSS style's \lstinline|\metapage| command
provides an argument to do so.
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