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A Quick Look at OpenOffice.org Writer 3.0 Beta 2

Jul 28, 2008, 23:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Gray)

"...citation management is a deal-maker or breaker for me. How does Writer 3 stack up there? Unfortunately, citation management in Writer 3 remains deficient for at least three reasons. First, the database fields in the bibliographic database are incomplete and non-standard in relation to how things are done in academia today. Certainly one could spend much time customizing the database fields, but the cost-benefit calculus doesn’t make sense to me. It appears that OO.org folks just whipped up something they thought looks reasonable."

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