Re: Software For Book Writing
On Thu, Nov 06, 2008 at 06:04:03PM -0700, TW wrote:
> I'm going to be writing a political book soon and I'm not
> sure what software to use to write it.
> I want to use something like Vim to write it, but, I want
> to be able to convert it to OpenOffice/MicrosoftWord, etc. format(s).
Why not just use PDF/HTML? Those will do very well for a read-only
If you want them to be able to edit it: how are you going to merge in
> The reason that I want to use something like Vim is because I'd be
> able to make a more censored version of the book on the fly for
> certain people to download (underagers, for instance). I thought
> that latex would be what I needed, but I'm not sure. I thought
> DocBook, but isn't that for documentation? I need something that
> goes the whole nine yards, The Little Brown Handbook style (footnotes,
> etc.). Thanks for the help.
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