September 2010 Archives

Telling you about my not-yet-acute-enough itches.

This was going to be a reply to cyocum, but I've promoted it to a full post in its own right.

Given my desire to eliminate Microsoft Word from my life as much as possible, pandoc the round trip markdown to pretty much any other markup format parser written in haskell is of great interest to me. However, I haven't got around to using it with citeproc-hs, the haskell implementation for for th…

Making Microsoft Word less painful

Personally I think that Microsoft word is the worst, most widely deployed piece of software ever, and I despise it with a vengance. Over the years I've learned to use it in such a way that it doesn't egregiously waste my time, but I'm never going to like it.

One of my many many annoyances is that track changes sucks, and it doesn't work well with the bibliographic software that I use. Unfortunately all my colleagues use word, so I don't really have a choice. But I've just started a new major piece of writing, and I want to be able to diff it properly…

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