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Re: Why does refer(1) have no database field for "edition"?

From: Peter Schaffter
Subject: Re: Why does refer(1) have no database field for "edition"?
Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2021 18:23:01 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4 (2018-02-28)

On Mon, Aug 02, 2021, Tadziu Hoffmann wrote:
> > There are no should therefores or guesswork when it comes to
> > formatting bibliographies.  Where edition goes and how it's
> > formatted is fixed by the style: [...]
> If you're submitting a paper to a journal you obviously have to
> follow the journal style (usually the editors will take care of
> that), but for in-house documents I'm not required to use either
> of those styles and can define my own, in which case I do have a
> choice on how to format the bibliography.

Indeed, but the subject under discussion is making refer(1)
conformant to various acknowledged styles, not in-house usage.

Peter Schaffter

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