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Re: [SLUG] Indexing under Linux
- To: Jon <jonjermey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Indexing under Linux
- From: grove@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 14:45:50 +1000 (EST)
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: grove@xxxxxxxxxxx
On Thu, 28 May 2009, Jon wrote:
I have been asked by the editor of The Indexer -- the academic journal of
indexers worldwide -- to write a brief non-technical piece about indexing
under Linux; and by 'indexing' here I mean creating the A-Z indexes found at
the backs of books and journals. My impression is that there is currently no
specific Linux indexing software and no projects going on to create any, but
because of the many meanings of 'index' it's hard to search the Web for this
conclusively. Does anyone have any information they would like to share on
book indexing software projects specifically for Linux, either free or
commercial? Respond directly to me if you don't think others will be
I will take silence to mean 'No'.
Doesn't LaTeX have an indexing routine in it?
Rachel Polanskis Kingswood, Greater Western Sydney, Australia
We are buried beneath the weight of information, which is being confused with
knowledge; quantity is being confused with abundance and wealth with happiness.
- Tom Waits