POLL: Are you interested in EndNote for Linux?

William Coetzee william.coetzee at mcpd44.med.nyu.edu
Thu Oct 8 17:27:16 EST 1998

One of the few reasons why I have been keeping mt Win95 computer is to
continue using Reference Manager. If there is a Linux alternative, I
would gladly drop Windoze for good. Count me in.


January Weiner wrote:
> [ Chris Boyd ]
> > Unfortunately fellow biologists rarely have the inclination to learn
> > TeX/LaTeX/BibTeX (because they usually prefer not to tackle things that
> > have any level of abstraction) and are consequently easy prey for
> > Microsoft.
>         Control question: when you're doing your scientific work, do you
> prefer not to tackle things that have any level of abstraction? As a
> scientist and biologist? ROTFL!
>         As for the use of LaTeX - I admit it is sometimes not a
> straightforward tool to use, but I really think there are biologists who do
> use it. Like myself. Take a look at
>         http://www.rzuser.uni-heidelberg.de/~jweiner1/genes.gif
> or
>         http://www.rzuser.uni-heidelberg.de/~jweiner1/Map/
>         ...to see, what can be done with LaTeX.
>         As for the bibliography, I think that BibTeX is a very good system,
> with all possible export/import capabilities, and as for LaTeX - well,
> having (K)lyx installed on your machine let's you use it without fumbling
> with the LaTeX code (and *if* you want to learn the code, you can do it
> easier by using lyx). Dual boot is a waste of space for me :-)
>                 Regards,
>                                                 January
> Bibliography :-)
> 1. http://www.kde.org
> 2. http://la1ad.uio.no/lyx/
> 3. http://www-pu.informatik.uni-tuebingen.de/users/ettrich/
> --
> ----)-\//-///-----------------------------------January-Weiner-3-------
> Quis porro Asia aut Africa aut Italia relicta Germaniam peteret, informem
> terris, asperam caelo, tristem cultu aspectuque, nisi si patria sit?

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