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    In the scope that was presented in this article, I think it’s better to consider pandoc+markdown. Raw TeX can also be accepted, but if you keep your markdown clean, you can export it to any format that pandoc supports (HTML, Epub, Word, Groff’s ms, etc.).

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      I don’t like markdown.

      Pandoc also supports latex, though; so if you need to convert formats, you can still use pandoc.

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        Markdown is fine for blog comments and things of that complexity. I would never want to write a paper in it though; the syntax simply can’t express things of that complexity like references.

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          Markdown is fine for blog comments and things of that complexity. I would never want to write a paper in it though; the syntax simply can’t express things of that complexity like references.

          Markdown itself is wierd, but pandoc’s version does have citations, and at least some kind of identification.

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      I like LaTeX! At one point during my bachelor’s degree I could take calculus notes in realtime with LaTeX, I kinda miss using LaTeX for all my documentation needs.

      Whenever I need to write a paper with “real” citations I go back to LaTeX so I don’t have to manually format everything.

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        Same here, though I’ve been using Jekyll Scholar for online things. The Liquid syntax is pretty clunky, but it can parse BibTeX files and generate nice output. I use it for my University home page, with both the most-recent publications list on the main page and the complete publications page being generated from the same .bib file. The BibTeX rendering that it does is sanitised BibTeX, generated from its own data structures, not just a text copy of the source, so it’s a lot cleaner than the cruft I end up pasting in there!

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          When I need to write letters I do them in LaTeX, it’s really good for consistent output.

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          In some German universities students can get a LaTeX book for ~5 EUR:

          https://www.luis.uni-hannover.de/buch.html?&titel=latex