[tex-live] bibtex apalike.tex/.sty

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Thu Oct 27 11:47:57 CEST 2016

On 27/10/2016 10:35, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 09:18:58PM +0200, texlive at schoepfer.info wrote:
>> Hi,
>> in the package bibtex, i think
>> apalike.tex and apalike.sty should move from docfiles -> runfiles
>> While looking through the docs, here and there one finds .doc-files.
>> It feels a bit strange and pointless to me to use a another/proprietary
>> format for tex-documentation. Btw, only about 0.25% of all
>> documentation-files are .doc-files
>> Johannes
> Long ago, emtex used the .doc extension for plain text
> documentation. This is at least the case with
> texmf-dist/doc/bibtex/germbib/apalike.doc.

Not just emTeX: you see old open source stuff using .doc generally for
this purpose. 'One of those things': not much can be done (there is no
single point of truth for extension meaning).


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