MEU Strasbourg 2015 Documents

best-practice (paper-free) reading of EU regulations

Dear participants of the Model European Union simulation 2015,

We have been asked to read quite a lot of papers. Instead of printing them out as you find them on the server. I generated some derivates that you hopefully find usefull.

Data Protection Regulation

Source: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX:52012PC0011
All files: http://people.physik.hu-berlin.de/~rriemann/meu/Data-Protection-Regulation/

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In German:

Single Resolution Mechanism

Source: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX:52013PC0520
All files: http://people.physik.hu-berlin.de/~rriemann/meu/Single-Resolution-Mechanism/

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In German:

Single Supervisory Mechanism

Source: http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?qid=1428583392976&uri=CELEX:52012PC0511
All files: http://people.physik.hu-berlin.de/~rriemann/meu/Single-Supervisory-Regulation/

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How it is done

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#!/usr/bin/env ruby if ARGV.first == "--help" or ARGV.size == 0 puts <<-EOF usage: formatter.rb SOURCE_FILE Creates ebooks in various formats and if there is a pdf with same name in same folder, it creates a booklet ready for duplex printing (long-edge). Source file has to be supported by libreoffice. Requires libreoffice (soffice), pdfjam (pdfbook), and calibre (ebook-convert) Copyright 2014 Robert Riemann - licensed under GPL v2 or higher. EOF exit end source = File.expand_path ARGV.first abort("ERROR: File #{source} doesn't exist.") unless File.exists? source basename = File.basename source, '.*' puts "source #{source}" # prepare for input filter of ebook-convert %x[soffice --headless --convert-to docx #{source}] docxfile = basename + '.docx' # convert to ebook %x[ebook-convert #{docxfile} #{basename}.mobi] # kindle old %x[ebook-convert #{docxfile} #{basename}.azw3] # kindle new %x[ebook-convert #{docxfile} #{basename}.epub] # default, legacy # is there a pdf ? pdffile = "#{File.dirname(source)}/#{basename}.pdf" puts "pdf #{pdffile}" if File.exists? pdffile %x[pdfbook --booklet false --signature '32' --suffix 'booklet' #{pdffile}] end

ruby script formatter.rb

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