bibtex bug/feature request

Mike Marchywka marchywka at
Mon Dec 2 00:44:03 CET 2019

On Sun, Dec 01, 2019 at 01:08:29PM -0800, David Williams via texhax wrote:
> Dear TeX Hackers,
> As collaborations have grown, so have BibTex entries, and the entry generated by ADS for the paper "Multi-messenger Observations of a Binary Neutron Star Merger” is too long for the current character limit.   The entry can be found here:
> using the Export Citation link at the left.  For the reference list of NSF proposals, all authors are supposed to be listed.  To do that, the full author list needs to be ingested by BibTex.  (For my immediate purposes, I have truncated the list with “and others” at a point that fits within the character limit.)

I just tried it with my default test template and got this output. 
marchywka at happy:/home/documents/cpp/proj/toobib/junk$ head -n 8 .temp_med2bib_4.bib 

% srcurl:
% citeurl:
% med2bib comment:  handledoi
% date  Sun Dec 1 18:34:25 EST 2019

	doi = {10.3847/2041-8213/aa91c9},

> With best regards and in grateful appreciation,
> David Williams
> -- 
> David A. Williams                                    phone  831-459-3032
> Santa Cruz Institute for Particle Physics            fax    831-459-5777
> University of California
> Santa Cruz, CA  95064


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