CTAN Update: Biber

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Mar 4 15:43:56 CET 2010

On Thu, 4 Mar 2010, François Charette submitted an update to the



Summary description: A BibTeX replacement for users of biblatex
License type: artistic

Announcement text: 
This release fixes numerous bugs from v0.5.1:
 * Locale fixes
 * Uniquename fixed to match BibLaTeX option values
 * Improved error message for malformed names
 * Fixed config file problems under windows 
    and added option to ignore config file
 * Bug with conflicting case between citations and bib entries
 * Moved pure perl parsename to PRD.pm
 * Re-write of name parsing to use Text::BibTeX::Name by default
 * Fields which can be null are explicitly flagged
 * Die early when biber is called without argument
 * Fixed Mac config path error
 * .bib parse continues after certain errors
 * regularised collate options processing
 * field nameaddon was missing from Biber::Constants
 * Improved warning message for missing backend=biber
 * SF bug 2952347 fix (empty date range end)
 * uniquename counter was being provided incorrectly

This package is located at 
.  More information is at
(if the package is new it may take a day for that information to 
appear).  We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org .  
Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html .

Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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