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Re: BibTeX file from debian/upstream data (Was: New Debian Science metapackages)


On Sun, May 06, 2012 at 11:24:38PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Sun, May 06, 2012 at 10:22:12PM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> > I think it would make most sense to stick to BibTeX if possible in the
> > debian/upstream format, and further just accepting whatever different
> > BibTeX formats there are.  The web pages however would best look
> > unified, so we could replace "--" by "-" on the web page, and again "-"
> > by "--" for the BibTeX export at http://blends.debian.net/packages-metadata/
> > 
> > Would something like the attached patch work at least for displaying?
> Yep.  Works perfect, is commited and the running code is updated -
> thanks for the patch.

> However, I think there is no real need to "force" people to follow the
> BibTeX convention in debian/upstream files.  I also commited a change[1]
> to the just announced BibTeX creation procedure which inserts a second
> dash if it is missing.  So we are safe for both sides: Your patch cares
> for proper rendering of the tasks pages in case the debian/upstream file
> might follow BibTeX convention and in turn the patch below ensures that
> in the debian.bib file will all pages featuring the double dash (--).
> Is this OK?

Yeah, exactly.  I didn't mean to "force", just to make it easier to
copy&paste bibtex output into debian/upstream.


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