From: Eric S Fraga <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Timothy <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [patch] add :url and :doi optional entries for export to BiBTeX
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 16:54:29 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> (Timothy's message of "Thu, 01 Jul 2021 22:23:39 +0800")
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
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.
: Eric S Fraga via Emacs 28.0.50, Org release_9.4.6-570-g7666d6
: Latest paper written in org: https://arxiv.org/abs/2106.05096
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-07-01 16:01 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 [this message]
2021-07-01 21:16 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-07-02 7:59 ` Eric S Fraga
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