Flat Earth Catalogue


LyX Again ...
Chris Karakas's article, Document Processing with LyX and SGML, describes how to set up and operate a document-generation toolchain. LyX is used as a front-end to create DocBook, whereupon a series of sed and awk scripts adjust the markup, invoke other tools, and turn out your document with accurate table of contents, index, bibliography, et cetera, in PostScript, HTML, PDF, RTF, plain text, and so on, and so forth. Beautiful. Can't believe I didn't bookmark it when I had it earlier. Maybe it was lost in one of those Safari crashes where I've got a dozen tabs open and then somebody's rude Java sends the whole thing flying bum-over-teakettle.

In related news, the LyXWiki page on LyX.Mac is quite informative. Well worth reading and taking under advisement.


Happy NaNoWriMo!
And just what is NaNoWriMo? National Novel Writing Month, what else?

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Hard-won technical knowledge, old rants, and broken links from 10 years ago. I should not have to explain this in the 21st century, but no, I do not actually believe the world is flat.