[OS X TeX] bibtex and Japanese (or Chinese)

Simon Spiegel simon at simifilm.ch
Tue Nov 13 13:03:10 EST 2007

> It's really complicated, especially if you want a standard that  
> makes "everyone" happy (or upsets everyone equally); just go ask  
> Bruce D'Arcus about this.  The problem with developing such a  
> standard is that it apparently takes years of arguing, at which  
> point the people who need to use it have gotten fed up and  
> developed a bunch of partial workarounds.  The programming is  
> trivial compared to dealing with the users and getting consensus.

The pros and cons of bibtex aside, where's the problem in using the  
bibtex format and come up with a bibtex replacement which can handle  
(mainly sort) non-Roman characters?


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