[tex-k] Re: Bibliography

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 14:11:11 +0000

tim@maths.tcd.ie writes:
 > It is my impression that Robin Fairbairns and Sebastian Rahtz
 > are actually spending more time than they ever have done
 > on answering queries.
um, I cant even post to c.t.t. at present, so Robin's on his own here

i always give the same advice - switch to XML

 > And to repeat a suggestion I have made before,
 > it seems a pity one cannot modify the xdvi path
 > in the same way as one can TEXINPUTS, etc,
 > so that DVI documentation could come up automatically.
eh? it can. thats what texdoc does

 > Finally, I wonder if submission of packages
 > could not be made a little more formal (XML-ised?)
 > so that people had to give short descriptions, etc.
its a nice web form, isnt it, these days?

 > (Some of the Linux mailing lists seem to do this a little better,
 > eg Ryan Weaver sends out well-structured descriptions of new RPMs -- 

Linux has a more active user community, I am afraid