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Re: [O] [ANN] org-bibtex.el --- convert between Org headings and bibtex

From: Eric Schulte
Subject: Re: [O] [ANN] org-bibtex.el --- convert between Org headings and bibtex entries
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 07:34:24 -0600
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Matt Lundin <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Eric and Christian,
> Christian Moe <address@hidden> writes:
>> The *conclusion* (where Eric Schulte's new bibtex functions should go)
>> is not a big concern to me, but FWIW, the *premise* strikes me as
>> unnecessarily restrictive.
>> I submit that, for any non-Org format or application "foo", the module
>> org-foo.el does not have to be restricted to providing an Org link
>> type for foo. It seems a sensible namespace for e.g. foo-Org/Org-foo
>> conversion functions as well. The fact that several modules so named
>> *at present* only provide link functionality does not, I think, amount
>> to a convention that this is all they should do.
> Christian, you are right. I stand corrected. I agree that the namespace
> can accommodate import/export/conversion features in addition to
> hyperlinking.
> Apologies (especially to Eric) for my wavering on where to put this.
> This functionality is indeed not a generic bib backend, but rather
> tightly integrated with bibtex-mode and the bibtex format. So a full +1
> for adding this to org-bibtex.el. And that's my final answer... :)

No problem here, this is the sort of question I'm happy to defer on,
especially as it shouldn't really affect the final functionality.  Given
that I hadn't yet started to extract the code this is no skin off my
nose.  I'll go ahead and leave this code where it is.

Cheers -- Eric

Eric Schulte

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