[NTG-context] bibliography - maybeyear

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Nov 20 13:38:16 CET 2013


On 11/20/2013 9:12 AM, Alan Braslau wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Using
>    \setuppublications [alternative=num]
> for example, should not append letters to the publication years when
> encountering multiple publications by the same author(s) per year.
>
> So, in the use of bibliographies, I have not understood how to control
> \maybeyear.
>
> In the bibl-xxx.tex files, it is defined as
>    \def\maybeyear#1{#1}
> or
>    \def\maybeyear#1{}
> as needed. Perhaps this is for mkii.
>
> In bibl-bib.mkiv, one has
>    \appendtoks
>       \doifelse{\bibtexpublicationsparameter\c!maybeyear}\v!off
>         {\let\maybeyear\gobbleoneargument}
>         {\let\maybeyear\firstofoneargument}%
>    \to \everysetupbibtexlistplacement
> which seems to then use the keyword maybeyear.
>
> I guess that
>    \setupbibtexpublications [maybeyear=off]
> in my source would turn off the appended letters, but this is not
> correct. I have tried many variants (\setuppublications, \setupbibtex).
> What am I misunderstanding? Or is this a bug?


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