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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Org Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [patch] add :url and :doi optional entries for export to BiBTeX
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 23:16:02 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87mtr5wx9p.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87o8bmni6i.fsf@ucl.ac.uk> (Eric S. Fraga's message of "Thu, 01 Jul 2021 16:54:29 +0100")


Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> On Thursday,  1 Jul 2021 at 22:23, Timothy wrote:
>> I've not used Org for exporting to BibTeX, so I don't really know what
>> I'm on about, but is there any particular reason why only some entries
>> have :url ? Other than that, this seems like a fairly straightforward
>> patch.
> First of all, it's an optional entry so only exported if present. What
> I did was consider which types of publications would tend to have
> a URL instead of other bibliographic information and only include for
> those where it would likely necessary. For instance, journal articles
> will be given a DOI so a URL is less useful; technical reports,
> however, are likely to be hosted at an institution's web site so a URL
> is likely useful.
> But I must admit that I didn't spend much time thinking about which
> ones should have it. I didn't want all of them because I often store
> the URL for a journal article in the org file just for quick access
> but I do not want it exported to BiBTeX as it would be messy and
> superfluous when the paper were cited.
> I'm glad the patch seemed straightforward!  Thank you.

Applied. Thanks to both of you.

Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-01 21:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-28 12:42 [patch] add :url and :doi optional entries for export to BiBTeX Eric S Fraga
2021-06-28 12:59 ` Eric S Fraga
2021-07-01 14:23   ` Timothy
2021-07-01 15:54     ` Eric S Fraga
2021-07-01 21:16       ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-07-02  7:59         ` Eric S Fraga

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