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Re: converting BibTeX entries to Lout?

From: Kevin Johnson
Subject: Re: converting BibTeX entries to Lout?
Date: Mon, 22 Dec 1997 12:26:48 -0700

On Mon, Dec 22, 1997 at 07:24:38PM +0300, Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 22, 1997 at 06:55:45AM -0800, Terrence Brannon wrote:
> > Is there currently any support for making use of BibTeX databases in
> > Lout? I have several files of bib entries in BibTeX format that I must
> > convert over to Lout format.
> Hmm, write a perl script that takes BibTeX (and/or troff's refer
> format) as its input and spits Lout @Reference symbols on its output.
> Distribute it under GPL :-)
> It's really useful for people with large bibtex/refer databases.
> Volunteers?

Keeping in line with the perl way of doing things, I'm willing to write
a Text::LoutRef module, if no one has started one. Since Text::Refer and
Text::BibTeX already exist, writing some glue code to bind them into a
useful script would be trivial.

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