[tex-live] bibtex apalike.tex/.sty

Barbara Beeton bnb at ams.org
Fri Oct 28 14:34:05 CEST 2016

re .doc files,

On Thu, 27 Oct 2016, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

    $ cd texmd-dist/doc
    $ find . -type f | wc -l
    find . -name "*.doc" | wc -l
    $ find . -name "*.doc" -exec file {} \; | grep -i 'microsoft.*word' | wc -l
    $ find . -name "*.doc" -exec file {} \; | grep -v text | grep -vi 'microsoft.*word'
    ./upmendex/upmendex.doc: LaTeX raw index file, 
    ./latex/dccpaper/ijdc-v9.doc: LaTeX auxiliary file, 
    ./latex/dccpaper/idcc.doc: LaTeX auxiliary file, 
    Only 2 out of 31622 files (0.0063247%) are M$-Word documents and
    I suppose that the authors just forgot to convert them to PDF.

a quick look at these three files shows
the following:

 - upmendex.doc is a pure ascii file

 - ijdc-v9.doc is a latex file, with this as its identification:
    [\Version\space Class for submissions to the International Journal of Digital Curation, volume 9 onwards.]
   the comments at the top say
   %% This is file `idcc.cls',
   %% generated with the docstrip utility.

 - similarly for idcc.doc:
    [\Version\space Class for submissions to the International Digital Curation Conference.]

so the first one is documentation,
probably intended for a --help response.

the other two are .cls files.  why they
are named *.doc is anyone's guess; i
think an inquiry to the author(s) would
be in order, with a request for regeneration.
the .ins file *does* specify .cls as the

net information gained from this exploration:
zero word files in the collection.  "merely"
a most unfortunate naming coincidence.
					-- bb

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