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CTAN package update: biblatex 0.8

Date: October 2, 2008 7:42:24 PM CEST
Philipp Lehman wrote: > I've uploaded `biblatex.tar.gz' to the incoming directory of the UK > node. This is an update for macros/latex/exptl/biblatex. Please > purge the old files, install the new ones, and announce the upload as > usual. Thank you very much. > > RELEASE NOTES > > See the file `RELEASE' for release notes. > > CHANGES > > Once again, the changelog of this release is too long to > be quoted here. Please refer to the full list at the end of > biblatex.pdf and to the release notes. thanks for the upload. i have installed the new version at http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/exptl/biblatex/ (whence it is already on its way to other ctan sites and mirrors), and committed changes to the catalogue at http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/biblatex.html (which last changes will appear on the web overnight tonight). Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

Bib – Sophisticated Bibliographies in

Bib is a complete reimplementation of the bibliographic facilities provided by . Formatting of the bibliography is entirely controlled by macros, and a working knowledge of should be sufficient to design new bibliography and citation styles. Bib uses its own data backend program called “biber” to read and process the bibliographic data. With biber, Bib has many features rivalling or surpassing other bibliography systems. To mention a few:

  • Full Unicode support
  • Highly customisable sorting using the Unicode Collation Algorithm + CLDR tailoring
  • Highly customisable bibliography labels
  • Complex macro-based on-the-fly data modification without changing your data sources
  • A tool mode for transforming bibliographic data sources
  • Multiple bibliographies and lists of bibliographic information in the same document with different sorting
  • Highly customisable data source inheritance rules
  • Polyglossia and babel suppport for automatic language switching for bibliographic entries and citations
  • Automatic bibliography data recoding (UTF-8 -> latin1, macros -> UTF-8 etc)
  • Remote data sources
  • Highly sophisticated automatic name and name list disambiguation system
  • Highly customisable data model so users can define their own bibliographic data types
  • Validation of bibliographic data against a data model
  • Subdivided and/or filtered bibligraphies, bibliographies per chapter, section etc.

Apart from the features unique to Bib, the package also incorporates core features of the following packages: babelbib, bibtopic, bibunits, chapterbib, cite, inlinebib, mcite and mciteplus, mlbib, multibib, splitbib.

The package strictly requires

Biber, babel / polyglossia, and csquotes 4.4 or later are strongly recommended.

PackageBibLaTeX
Version3.13a 2019-08-31
Copyright2006–2012 Philipp Lehman
2012–2019 Philipp Lehman, Joseph Wright, Audrey Boruvka, Philip Kime
MaintainerPhilip Kime
Philipp Lehman (inactive)

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