CTAN Update: biblatex-gb7714-2015

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sun Jan 14 20:20:00 CET 2018

Hu Zhenzhen submitted an update to the



Version:  1.0i  2017-11-21
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  
    A BibLaTeX implementation of the GBT7714-2015 bibliography style
    for Chinese users

Announcement text:

* Changes to pkg code:

    - "*.bbx": add a new solution for multi-language bibliography
      based on related entry other than the old @set method for
      biblatex version >3.8, because biblatex(>v3.8) does not copy
      info from its first member any longer.

    - "*.bbx": correct a bug of entry's title with \LaTeX{} macro
      reported by liubenyuan. this bug is raised in CJK char check
      function when StrChar from xtringpkg to extract chars.

    - "*.bbx": deal compatibility problem of author-year style for
      biblatex v>3.8a, include labeldate->labeldateparts and
      DeclareSortingScheme -> DeclareSortingTemplate.

    - "*.bbx": change the version check macro,using macro form pkg
      xstring. change version switch method, define version's code
      first then switch depend on the biblatex version.

    - "*.bbx": replace the \iffieldundef{year} by \iffieldequalstr{year}{}
      in \newbibmacro*{modifydate}, for the year field is defined
      with empty string for biblatex version >3.7 after biber dealing
      with none date info.

    - "*.bbx": change the date format control mechanism for biblatex
      version >3.7, lower versions keep the old fansion.

    - "*.bbx": rewrite the volume and number parsing macro using xstring pkg.

    - "*.bbx": correct a bug with option gbnoauthor when book entry
      has none author.

* Changes to documentation:

    - biblatex-gb7714-2015.tex: revise this document


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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