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From Patricia Shanahan <p...@acm.org>
Subject Re: Bibliography format question
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 21:49:08 GMT
I know nothing about Lyx, so I'll have to look into it. What format does 
it keep its files in?


On 3/9/2011 1:32 PM, Peter Firmstone wrote:
> For people who don't know TeX, it might be possible to use Lyx?
> Peter.
> 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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