[OS X TeX] Who is using biblatex?

Alan Munn amunn at gmx.com
Tue Nov 30 04:19:29 CET 2010

On Nov 29, 2010, at 9:56 PM, Alan T Litchfield wrote:

> Hi Alan
> On 30/11/2010, at 3:46 PM, Alan Munn wrote:
>> Hi, I've been gradually moving to biblatex over the past couple of  
>> years.  I haven't found any direct incompatibilities with bib  
>> files, but my needs are pretty pedestrian, so maybe there are weird  
>> reference types that I'm unaware of.  Biblatex does add a bunch of  
>> fields, but the standard ones are all there, so I think you only  
>> need to add new field types on an as-needed basis.
>> Have you tried taking an existing document and just using biblatex- 
>> apa to do the references?
>> Alan
> That is the general impression I am getting and that moving possibly  
> provides greater advantages in the long term.

Yes, I think so too.
> I am actually looking at a specific document that includes sound and  
> motion picture references which are not handled well by bibtex  
> styles. It is these that have prompted me to look at biblatex.

I don't know if Simon Spiegel is still reading this list, but he  
writes about film, and has been using biblatex for a long time now.     
If he's still reading he might comment.

> Alan
> (Can't have too many more Alan's, could start to get confusing!)

Yes, I was thinking that as both you and I replied to Khalid.


Alan Munn
amunn at gmx.com

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