# [tex-eplain] non-LaTex .bst files

Karl Berry karl at freefriends.org
Wed Feb 14 22:39:17 CET 2007

```Hi John,

How should I go about finding a .bst file that does what I want
and does not rely on LaTex?

I don't know of any way except to try.

It might actually be easier to reimplement whatever bits of LaTeX are
being used by the bst than to search through the endless bst's.
Usually nothing very complex is needed.  (And \newcommand etc. Are