New on CTAN: ctan-bibdata

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Sun Oct 9 19:40:54 CEST 2022

Herbert Voß submitted the



Version number: 0.01
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Bibliography data for all CTAN packages

Announcement text:

ctan.bib has the bibliography data of all CTAN packages. It is saved as bibtex
data, mainly for use with biber/biblatex.
The used data fields are for example

  title    = {The \texttt{a0poster} package},
  subtitle = {Support for designing posters on large paper},
  author   = {Gerlinde Kettl and Matthias Weiser},
  date     = {2016-06-24},
  version  = {1.22b},
  license  = {lppl},
  url      = {},
  pkgurl   = {},
  note     = {Provides fonts in sizes of 12pt up to 107pt and also makes sure
        that in math formulas the symbols appear in the right size. Can
        also create a PostScript header file for
         which ensures that the poster will be
        printed in the right size. Supported sizes are DIN A0, DIN A1,
        DIN A2 and DIN A3.},

The ctan.bib will be updated daily and can be used for packages or book authors
to get always the current version number and date of the packages.


This package is located at

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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