TAP-1.1 PR is now available

Patrick Dowler pdowler.cadc at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 17:18:53 CEST 2017

Thanks Markus. I will fix the use of citep and citet myself - it's the
only way to not forget :-)


On 12 September 2017 at 00:31, Markus Demleitner
<msdemlei at ari.uni-heidelberg.de> wrote:
> Hi DAL,
> On Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 11:48:59AM -0700, Patrick Dowler wrote:
>> I agree that it would be nice for citations in the text to have a nice
>> short name and I guess I could just manually type it before the
>> \citep... maybe that's what I am supposed to do. Markus? And I could
>> reduce the number of times I use \citep to 1 per major section (the
>> first).
> Well, in ivoatexDoc, I've written this:
> http://ivoa.net/documents/Notes/IVOATex/20160430/NOTE-ivoatexDoc-1.1-20160430.html#tth_sEc3.3.2
> So, *my* preference is to introduce a spec's short name once with a
> citep (and probably once before that in the "Role in the VO" section)
> and then just use that short name in the rest of the text.  But I
> won't argue with repeating the introduction of the acronym per
> section, say.
> However, when the citation actually has a syntactic role ("As pointed
> out by \citet{whatever}..."), you should always use citet (t as in
> text) in rather than citep (p as in parenthesis) in natbib-derived
> citation formats.  That then comes out as "As pointed out by Foo and
> Bar (1978)...", which at least people in astronomy will find more
> pleasant.
> If you, Pat, don't really care, I'm happy to adjust the TAP text
> accordingly.
>       -- Markus

Patrick Dowler
Canadian Astronomy Data Centre
Victoria, BC, Canada

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