From: "Bruce D'Arcus" <email@example.com> To: "Bruce D'Arcus" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, org-mode-email <email@example.com> Subject: Re: [org-cite] citekey restrictions? Date: Sun, 16 May 2021 07:41:36 -0400 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAF-FPGOJ8qMZVvV-pnTp7bA_r7Ah6_T7GCXDwurEy0gSvJweoA@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Sun, May 16, 2021 at 7:29 AM Nicolas Goaziou <email@example.com> wrote: > > "Bruce D'Arcus" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > I was just interacting with one of the org-roam-bibtex developers about > > org-cite. > > > > He noted that citekeys can only start with an underscore or alpha character. > > > > Is that a necessary restriction? > > > > He, it turns out, mostly has keys of the form '2020-DOE-ABC". > > It is not a necessary restriction. > > What do you suggest as the first character? Underscore, and > alphanumeric? I think so; yes. > So keys would need to: > > - start with _ or alnum > - end with _ or alnum > - optionally contain any alnum or symbol among #$%&+./:<>?_~- I'm not super sure of the details around, for example, bibtex, but this post seems to be helpful to check against for the details? https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/388500/what-is-valid-as-a-biblatex-entry-key/388652#388652 Bruce
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-05-16 11:43 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-05-16 10:12 Bruce D'Arcus 2021-05-16 11:29 ` Nicolas Goaziou 2021-05-16 11:41 ` Bruce D'Arcus [this message] 2021-05-16 12:55 ` Nicolas Goaziou 2021-05-16 13:10 ` Bruce D'Arcus 2021-05-16 18:49 ` Joost Kremers 2021-05-16 21:21 ` Nicolas Goaziou
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