[NTG-context] m-bib question (language dependant string values)

Christopher Creutzig christopher at creutzig.de
Thu Aug 12 10:59:36 CEST 2004

Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> where the arguments (like "page ") are literal text to be typeset. Using
> the \interfaced command wouldn't work (because of embedded spaces
> and commas and such). 

  From the comments in mult-ini.tex, it seems the command was never 
meant for this purpose.

> So, should I be using \labeltext one way or  another? 
> 	\setuplabeltext [en] [pagebefore={page }] % etc ...

  Personally, I'd even suggest bibpagebefore.  You could provide 
\setupbiblabels to give shorter names for users to tweak.

> The downside of that is: it will need a lot of interface constant definitions
> ("pagebefore","pageafter","pagenotfound",'titlebefore' ...). Can you
> advise me?

  There is also \assigntranslation, is that better?


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