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Re: [O] Can export the files with bibliography only to LaTeX

From: Adonay Felipe Nogueira
Subject: Re: [O] Can export the files with bibliography only to LaTeX
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:54:37 -0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.3 (gnu/linux)

This serves as good argumentation:

For all of those reading this and which have other people making demands
such as "you must use this (non-free) software", please remind these
people that what matters is the content, not the tool in this case.

Besides, if they really want to go the "efficiency" route, they should
just accept plain text files since these are lightweight. ;)

2017-12-16T08:43:06+1100 Tim Cross wrote:
> The saddest part of this message is the last line about your publishers
> also requiring word doc! A long time since I had to deal with
> publishers, but at least they use to require Latex (albeit often with
> weird *.sty files!).
> After 17 years working in an 'admin' area of a University, I got to the
> end of my tether and resigned 3 weeks ago. A big part of this was due to
> the extent the administrative arm is now dictating direction and a
> feeling the tail is now wagging the dog. Too much of what is being
> required is based on making the administration 'efficient' rather than
> focusing on making teaching, learning and research effective.
> Good news is 7 days after finishing, I got a new position within a
> research centre where my role is 100% technical, I'm free to use
> whatever 'tool' I want provided I produce the final outcome i.e. good
> looking presentations and documents (all org and Latex!) and solid
> technical solutions.
> Like others who have replied, Pandoc was my 'goto' solution for dealing
> with administration. It is an incredibly powerful tool and worth some
> time investment IMO.
> Tim

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