[Mac OS X TeX] Re: Bib Managers under OS X

Jan Erik Moström lists at mostrom.pp.se
Sun Feb 10 21:15:04 CET 2002

At 2002-02-07 08:59, Bruno Voisin <Bruno.Voisin at hmg.inpg.fr> wrote:

>Gary Gray's Tools page at <http://www.esm.psu.edu/mac-tex/tools.html> 
>mentions a FileMaker bibliographic database, and I suspect there are 
>probably others. The latest FileMaker Pro is OS X-native (but alas not 
>free!), so with it you should have an OS X solution to your problem.

I tried it but wasn't very impressed.

>I haven't used FileMaker for years, so I don't know exactly how it's 
>like now, but in the mid-90s I managed the organisation of a scientific 
>conference with it and it was a pleasure to use it.

FileMaker is nice for certain things but it's also kind of restricted. (I
have one database that manage users in a Linux/Windows/Mac lab, I use it
daily and it works fine here but for other things ... well, it doesn't work).

Jan Erik Moström   jem at mostrom.pp.se    www.mostrom.pp.se

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