[OS X TeX] Bibliography: pedestrian way works too...

Herb Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jan 12 12:40:07 EST 2005

On 1/12/05 11:22 AM, "Douglas Hemmick" <bellwasright at mchsi.com> wrote:

> Nobody likes the "pedestrian" way for bibliographies...?
> You don't need a separate program like BibTeX, or a separate
> data file, but just put your bibliographic listings inside of
> the actual .tex file itself.
> I suppose I might be in the minority on that one, but at least I
> can claim that one of the ur-sources for LaTex presents this option.
> Namely the famous Lamport book...
> We've got to get rid of all these Gnus!
> Doug


If you are doing one-off bibliography that's fine, but if you re-use
bibliographic information it becomes easier to put it in a database rather
than have to find it and copy it or re-write it over and over. I see that as
a major advantage.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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