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From Peter Firmstone <j...@zeus.net.au>
Subject Re: Bibliography format question
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 21:32:31 GMT
For people who don't know TeX, it might be possible to use Lyx?


Patricia Shanahan wrote:
> On 3/9/2011 11:16 AM, Tom Hobbs wrote:
>> Hi Patricia,
>> The basic rule is, if you're the first person doing it, then you get
>> to chose.  And as you say, the result will be in a format that
>> everyone can read and see.  I assume that your "left to myself" bit
>> describes a fairly standard way of doing this kind of thing.  In which
>> case, I'd say go with that.
> The approach I'm considering is the way it is often done in the 
> computer science academic world. Its main disadvantage is that it is 
> not WYSIWYG. Its advantages are very precise formatting control, text 
> source files that work well with revision control, and availability of 
> prepared BibTex data for many publications.
> However, I don't want to exclude others who might not be familiar with 
> LaTex but would otherwise contribute.
>> On a vaguely related note.  I agree with you that a distributed
>> transaction manager is a more useful (necessary?) addition than a
>> distributed Java Space, so I took the liberty of creating a Jira for
>> tracking it's issues, notes, thoughts etc.
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/RIVER-394
>> I hope that's okay.
> It's not just okay, it's excellent. I plan to comment on it as I learn 
> relevant information.
> Patricia

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