This is very interesting! I will give it a try. Thanks for the heads up.

Richard Lawrence writes:

> Hi everyone,
> With Org 9.0 out, I thought it might be a good time to revisit the issue
> of citation syntax.  Not much has happened with this recently, but I do
> have one bit of progress to report:
> About six months ago, Albert Krewinkel, who maintains the support for Org
> syntax in Pandoc [1], wrote to me about supporting the citation syntax
> we discussed previously, and that is partially implemented in
> the wip-cite branch.  You can see examples of the syntax at [2].
> Albert dove in, and was able to quickly add support for the syntax to
> Pandoc's Org reader.  This support has been merged into released
> versions of Pandoc.  Albert actually announced this a few months ago on
> Reddit [3], but it looks like he did not email this list.
> I finally got a chance to check out his work yesterday.  I converted one
> citation-heavy chapter of my dissertation to use the new syntax, and
> tested out Pandoc's support, with a couple of different CSL stylesheets,
> including a note-based style.  It works great.  Thanks, Albert, for your
> hard work!
> There are some minor issues that probably need more discussion after
> real-world use (like whether/when a conjunction should be inserted
> automatically before the last reference in a multi-cite citation).  But
> as far as I can tell, Albert has correctly implemented everything we
> actually discussed and agreed on.
> In short, Pandoc now has support for Org citation syntax, and that
> support is fully integrated with Pandoc's citation processing
> capabilities.  So there is now at least one "real" (non-prototype)
> solution for processing Org citations via CSL, with output to HTML,
> LaTeX, ODT, .docx, and the other formats that Pandoc supports.
> This makes it a lot easier for people to test out the syntax in the real
> world, so I encourage you to do so, and report back on what you find!
> Best,
> Richard
> [1]
> [2]
> [3] 

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