From: Andrew Sutton (asutton_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-21 08:37:26
All (especially documenters),
I seem to be rewriting much of the Boost.Graph documentation as I
slowly translate it into quickbook format, and augment it with
concepts from my SoC project. However, I've run into a "small-ish"
missing feature in quickbook that I might need to do the job
correctly: bibliography support. Boost.Graph has a (growing)
bibliography of about 60 different references.
What I would like to be able to do is something like this...
# somewhere in graph.qbk
The bibliography should contains a set of structured records that
define bibliographic entries that we can cite in then documentation
proper. It would probably be worthwhile to support a number of
different entry types.
# book references
[authors [Aho, A.V.] [Hopcroft J.E.] [Ullman J.D.]]
[title Data Structures and Algorithms]
# journal articles
[journal [title Software - Practice and Experience] [volume 25]
# conference proceedings
[conference 23rd International Conference on Software Maintenance]
[location Paris, France]
[date Oct 2-5]
There are probably others to support (i.e., theses and
dissertations). Citations should be easy since they're basically just
links. A citation might look something like:
This could generate something like:
Although there are a number of different represent references. They
could simply be numbers.
Does this sound like something that might be useful for quickbook? I
was thinking about trying to write it myself, but I'm a little busy
between SoC and my narrowing down a dissertation topic. I still might
give it a shot, but I don't really know anything about the back-end
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