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

Alan BRASLAU alan.braslau at cea.fr
Fri Sep 11 15:54:04 CEST 2015


The new mkiv bibliography module does not use *.bst files at all.
We can handle access date but there needs to be some sort of
specification. I believe that the APA style only specifies "Retrieved
from". I can work something in to use the fields "lastchecked" and/or
"urldate".

Alan


On Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:12:50 +0200
Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:

> 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.




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