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Re: [patch] add :url and :doi optional entries for export to BiBTeX

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [patch] add :url and :doi optional entries for export to BiBTeX
Date: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 23:16:02 +0200
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Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk> writes:

> 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
>> patch.
> 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.

Applied. Thanks to both of you.

Nicolas Goaziou

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