[pmwiki-users] Bibliographies

christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com christian.ridderstrom at gmail.com
Wed Sep 13 05:01:53 CDT 2006

On Tue, 12 Sep 2006, Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> > - having (:cite:) and (:bibtex:) pair highlights their
> >   inter-dependence to casual authors, rather than perhaps
> >   overloading (:pagelist:) with options that only apply 
> >   when used in conjunction with (:cite:)
> > - I think I'll need to re-interpret (:bibtex:) when
> >   outputting raw LaTeX so that we generate a bib file
> Both of these items make a huge amount of sense to me, and definitely
> argue for a separate directive.
> It's also worth pointing out that it's possible to make direct
> use of the pagelist functions without calling it "(:pagelist:)".
> The (:searchresults:) directive does this, for example.  So, it's
> not at all hard to have a markup rule that converts
>     (:bibtex ...options...:)
> into
>     (:pagelist fmt=bibliography ...options...:)
> and then let the built-in pagelist routines handle the rest.

If (:bibtex:) renders a bibliography, why not call it (:bibliography:), or 
am I missing something here?  (I doubt the casual author will know what 
BibTeX is)


Christian Ridderström, +46-8-768 39 44               http://www.md.kth.se/~chr

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