[OS X TeX] BibLaTeX and archival (a la jurabib)
G.H. Szylowsky PhD
g.h.szylowskyphd at me.com
Tue Dec 16 18:00:53 EST 2008
I am not being ironic (maybe blunt!).
Is there a Short Course?
We should be able to learn how to format references in an hour!
On 16-Dec-08, at 4:35 PM, Simon Spiegel wrote:
> On 16.12.2008, at 20:16, G.H. Szylowsky PhD wrote:
>> Hi Rolf,
>> Why are you using BibLaTeX. I looked at it and I decided that any
>> bibtex variant requiring a 175 page manual is a monstrosity.
>> BibTeX is Gratzer's book with all the examples is 30 pages.
> I don't know why Rolf uses biblatex, but basic bibtex is extremely
> limited and biblatex solves about every problem bibtex has and it
> does it without relying on an obscure proprietary language no one
> really knows. For example, if you're in humanities, there are many
> things which just can't be done properly in bibtex which are
> perfectly easy in biblatex.
> As for the manual: Your irony is completely out of place. The world
> would be a better place if every software had documentation of the
> quality biblatex has.
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