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Subject: Re: [docbook] element for "et al" in authorgroup

Michiel Hendriks wrote:

> The problem is that I'm working on a tool to convert bibtex
> bibliographies to docbook. In bibtex it's quite common to use "[...] and
> others", which bibtex translates to "et al." (depending on the used
> style). And I need a similar construction in docbook to properly convert
> it. I'm currently using a personname element to just make sure its not
> left out.

It might be easier to work at the \tex level and use a programming
language to replace those 'irregularities' with a regular form?
Especially since \text is a regular format.


Dave Pawson

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