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Sat Oct 1 14:20:01 EDT 2011
For instance, when I wrote Lattice Theory: Foundation, I borrowed material
from like 50 of my articles.
Since my hard disks are 250 GB and 2TB, 260 times 7KB is still negligible.
I dot see an alternative. As lattice.sty evolves, old papers cannot use new variants.
On 2011-10-01, at 2:05 PM, Alan Munn wrote:
> On Oct 1, 2011, at 1:12 PM, George Gratzer wrote:
>> The way I work, I have the current document in a folder in Dropbox.
>> This folder contains all the source files, illustrations, and a current copy of my style file:
>> This is the folder I archive when I am done.
>> This has the following advantages:
>> 1. Whichever computer I use, it has the current version of all my files.
>> 2. Say, in 10 years time, I want to use parts of this article, so first I typeset it. Since lattice.sty
>> is in the archived folder, no problem.
>> In 10 years time, lattice.sty will evolve. But since for the old papers I always have the lattice.sty
>> from that time, I am OK.
>> I have 260 versions of lattice sty stored in my computer…
> I'm not sure this should be listed under "Advantages" :-)
> Just out of curiosity, how often are you likely to need to recompile an old file (rather than just use its preexisting pdf?)
> Alan Munn
> amunn at gmx.com
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