[NTG-context] centralized bib database

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jul 1 13:38:07 CEST 2010


On 07/01/2010 01:35 PM, Jean Magnan de Bornier wrote:
> Le 01 juillet à 11:58:11 Taco Hoekwater<taco at elvenkind.com>  écrit notamment:
>
> | On 07/01/2010 11:51 AM, Jean Magnan de Bornier wrote:
> |>  Hi all,
> |>
> |>  AFAIK with the bib module one can't specify the database by an URL. I
> |>  believe such feature would be great in allowing users to centralise all
> |>  the bibliographical stuff in one place even when they work on several
> |>  machines/places.
>>
> | There is a simple reason for that: bibtex cannot read URLs.
>
> I see..
>
> According to some messages from Hans, mkiv will someday be freed from
> bibtex, is that right? Will we then have this feature?

Probably yes, as the new system will be in-lined and using lua.

Best wishes,
Taco


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