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CSL-JSON dates are wrong

See original GitHub issue


The CSL-JSON date format used in Citation.js is wrong, and therefore not picked up by citeproc-js.


All dates are omitted in all formatted Citation.js output.


Miscommunication. When designing this version of Citation.js, a different date format was taken into account, as that was the documented format back then.

Expected solution

Solution isn’t trivial, but not really complex either. Just a lot of time making sure everything is updated. Problem expected to be fixed in v0.3.0-11.

Thanks to @austinjp for uncovering this issue in #52 and to @fbennett for helping with the citeproc-js side of things.

Issue Analytics

  • State:closed
  • Created 6 years ago
  • Reactions:2
  • Comments:11 (7 by maintainers)

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larsgwcommented, Jul 14, 2018

Fixed in v0.4.0-8. Now the output is:

	journal={Guttmacher Policy Review},
	title={{Abortion in the lives of women struggling financially: why insurance coverage matters}},
	author={Boonstra, Heather D.},
lexnat187commented, Jul 28, 2017

@larsgw that’s great news. Let me know when your done and I can test it with my implementation. Let me know if I can help.

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