Re: (dsssl) Practical Bibliography question

Subject: Re: (dsssl) Practical Bibliography question
From: Sebastian Rahtz <sebastian.rahtz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 12:05:49 +0100
Trent Shipley writes:

 > The most salient is that if there are two works in your reference
 > section by the same group of authors published in the same year
 > then the date should be decorated with a lower-case letter.

 >      This means that you need to compare the date and author list of the 
 > current biblStruct to those in its predicessor, and if they match then your 
 > increment a counter.
well, "increment a counter" is not functional-programming-speak...

 > Is it reasonable to use this general recipie to too "cook" a bibliography?
 > Get list of works cited in the main text using Perl or XSL tool.
 > Edit master bibliography by hand to get list of references actually used
 > Transform raw Raw-References to Pre-Cooked References of form
 > TEI:bibl using XSL tool.
sounds like good old BibTeX. personally, I'd do the whole shebang in a
single pass of an XSLT (whoops, sorry, DSSSL in this list) script

 > What XSL tool (if any) would you recommend?

Personally, Saxon ( or libxslt


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