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From: "Bruce D'Arcus" <bdarcus@gmail.com>
To: "Bruce D'Arcus" <bdarcus@gmail.com>,
	org-mode-email <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
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: <87eee6zzlg.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr>

On Sun, May 16, 2021 at 7:29 AM Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr> wrote:
>
> "Bruce D'Arcus" <bdarcus@gmail.com> 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


  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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