[NTG-context] bib amd mods

2006-06-20 Thread Hans Hagen
Hi, I wonder, is there any interest in the following: - support for http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/ as basic bibl format - provide converters from marcs and bibtex to mods - layer the bib module on top of that If so, who'd like to join/volunteer for subtasks Hans

Re: [NTG-context] bib amd mods

2006-06-20 Thread Ulf Martin
Hi! Hans Hagen schrieb: - support for http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/ as basic bibl format - provide converters from marcs and bibtex to mods - layer the bib module on top of that There was a (short) discussion on about this under the thread croffref in bibtex 2006-03-23 seq, see esp.

Re: [NTG-context] bib amd mods

2006-06-20 Thread Bruce D'Arcus
Hi Hans, Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl writes: I wonder, is there any interest in the following: - support for http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/ as basic bibl format I think Ulf's conclusions are right. MODS is expressive, which is why I was originally attracted to it, but it's also more

Re: [NTG-context] bib amd mods

2006-06-20 Thread Hans Hagen
Bruce D'Arcus wrote: I think Ulf's conclusions are right. MODS is expressive, which is why I was originally attracted to it, but it's also more complex than it needs to be for this sort of use case. since we're talking databases here, i think the focus should be on what kind of

Re: [NTG-context] bib amd mods

2006-06-20 Thread Ulf Martin
Hi again folks, IMHO a good, flexible bibliographic format that plays well with the other strength of ConTeXt (e.g. XML support) could be sort a killer feature... Bruce D'Arcus schrieb: The big question becomes, if not MODS, then what? As Ulf pointed out, my solution -- and the one I will be

Re: [NTG-context] bib amd mods

2006-06-20 Thread Bruce D\'Arcus
Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl writes: since we're talking databases here, i think the focus should be on what kind of (intermediate) format suits typesetting best (could be different from the databse structure) There may be trade-offs, but if you get too typesetting-oriented, you cause