[texhax] BibTeX and its limitations
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Mon Nov 17 17:25:09 CET 2003
have you tried makebst in conjunction with merlin.mbs? The results have been very good for me. You have to use a shell, though (working on Mac OS X and Linux systems, I do not know about Windows).
Herbert Gintis wrote:
> I agree that BibTeX is very good.
> It would be much better if it were possible to write .bst style
>files without learning the dumb little language that BibTeX uses. That is a
>constant pain in the butt. There should be a front end that takes a few
>formatted examples and reverse-engineers the .bst file.
> My BibTeX accepts a maximum of ten bibliography files---this is a
>real drag. I've tried other implementations, but they don't work with
Common sense is what tells you that the world is flat.
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