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From: Timothy <tecosaur@gmail.com>
To: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>,
	Tom Gillespie <tgbugs@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Formal syntax for org-cite
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 14:26:40 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87r1avplaa.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87y254zcr1.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr>

Hi Nicolas,

Thanks you for your feedback and clarifications. They were most helpful.
Thomas, I've also made a few tweaks based on your reply.
I've revised the draft in light of your comments, see below.

Citations follow the pattern
where "cite" and =CITESTYLE=, =KEYCITES= and =GLOBALSUFFIX= are /not/
separated by whitespace. Whitespace after the leading colon or before
the closing square bracket is not significant. All other whitespace is

The only mandatory component, =KEYCITES= consists of one or more
instances of the following pattern, separated by semicolons,
where =KEYPREFIX=, =@KEY=, and =KEYSUFFIX= are /not/ separated by

=KEY= can be made of any word-constituent character, =-=, =.=, =:=, =?=,
=!=, =`=, ='=, =/=, =*=, =@=, =+=, =|=, =(=, =)=, ={=, =}=, =<=, =>=,
=&=, =_=, =^=, =$=, =#=, =%=, or =~=.

=KEYPREFIX= and =KEYSUFFIX= are optional and can contain any characters
other than a semicolon (=;=), so long as square brackets are balanced.
=KEYPREFIX= cannot contain any subsequence that forms a =KEY=.

Hence, a minimal citation is formed by the pattern ~[cite:@KEY]~.

=CITESTYLE= consists of a main =STYLE= and optionally a =VARIANT=​.
Both the =STYLE= and =VARIANT= are prefixed by a forwards slash.
=STYLE= and =VARIANT= can be made of any alphanumeric character, =_=, or
=-=.  Additionally, =VARIANT= can itself contain forward slashes (=/=) .

=GLOBALPREFIX= and =GLOBALSUFFIX= can contain the same characters as
=KEYPREFIX= and =KEYSUFFIX=. In the same manner as instances of the
be separated by semicolons.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-12-02  6:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-30 17:21 Formal syntax for org-cite Timothy
2021-11-30 23:24 ` Tom Gillespie
2021-12-01 13:16 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-12-02  6:26   ` Timothy [this message]
2021-12-02 12:13     ` Timothy
2021-12-02 12:50       ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-12-02 12:55         ` Timothy
2021-12-30  8:27 ` Timothy

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