[openbiblio-dev] Tutorial on BibJSON

Mark MacGillivray mark at odaesa.com
Sat Dec 17 16:15:22 UTC 2011


As in, a basic representation of authors would be:

"author":"Mark and Peter and Karen"

But an improvement would be:


and if you want more info just do:


plus if you want namespaced keys:


When bibtex or JSON is imported into a bibserver instance (such as
bibsoup.net) the parsers will create the third option - author is a
list of objects, thus author objects can easily be extended with other


On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 2:24 PM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 2:04 PM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle at kcoyle.net> wrote:
>> I'm not exactly sure what it means to say that "some values are objects",
> I think it means "some keys, such as "author" , may have object-values as
> well as string-values. Mark?
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