[NTG-context] Include 'urldate' in *.bst (Url citations with last checked date)

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Fri Sep 11 15:12:50 CEST 2015


On 9/11/2015 10:29 AM, Jens Bertram wrote:
> Hi,
>
> for a document I'm currently writing I need to cite some online
> resources including their last accessed date. Adding
> \insertbiburl[..] to a citation style does work fine to get the urls
> printed.
> However, the *.bst styles only check for 'lastchecked' tag for a last
> accessed date. I don't know if there's any standard way for specifying
> the date but 'lastchecked' and 'urldate' seem to be two commonly used
> variants (as far as a quick web search tells - I'm on Zotero which also
> uses the last mentioned type).
>
> To get this temporary working for me I replaced the plain 'lastcheck'
> output in *.bst with:
>   ..
>   lastchecked empty$
>     {"" "\lastchecked" urldate do.out}
>     {"" "\lastchecked" lastchecked do.out} if$
>   ..
> and added urldate to the list of known tags.
>
> Are there any chances to get this changed in the 'official' version (if
> there are no other points against this I don't see right now :))?

I have no clue how bst files work (nor time to look into it) so others 
have to decide on that.

Hans

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