[texhax] BibTeX and its limitations

Jan Eden lists at jan-eden.de
Mon Nov 17 17:44:13 CET 2003

True. Basically, makebst just starts a batch job to extract a certain bst configuration from a master bibliographical style (mbs) file. I am pretty sure this can be done on the Windows platform, too.

Good luck,


Herbert Gintis wrote:

>At 05:25 PM 11/17/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>>Hi Herb,
>>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).
>         Sounds great, but I don't use either Mac OS X or Linux. We'll see 
>if someone translated it for Windows. Actually, it should be very easy, 
>since no graphics or OS calls are involved.
Common sense is what tells you that the world is flat.

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