[texhax] white space problem

Tom Schneider toms at ncifcrf.gov
Wed Jul 22 01:30:21 CEST 2009

Robin:

> >http://www.ccrnp.ncifcrf.gov/~toms/ftp/cell.sty
> >http://www.ccrnp.ncifcrf.gov/~toms/ftp/cell.bst
>
> cell, and uploading will get the revised versions into texlive and
> miktex.  (for as long as they're necessary...)

Done!!  Thanks for suggesting that.

> >> > > And if bibtex were anything but apparent abandonware, it would have
> >> > > been changed to ignore spaces after commas many years ago.
> >> >
> >> > Isn't it a key part of the LaTeX system???
> >>
> >> Yes, and it hasn't been maintained properly.
>
> or "at all" -- since the 1980s.  an 8-bit version has been released
> (by someone other than patashnik), but there's no sign of any other
> work that i can detect.
>
> >:-(
>
> bibtex will probably disappear within the year as all but
> stick-in-the-mud latex users switch to biber/biblatex
>
> (i don't know what plain users actually do for biblios nowadays, and i
> don't know what they'll do then.)

Looks like it is still alpha though.

Tom

Dr. Thomas D. Schneider
National Institutes of Health
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