[texhax] BibTeX author names

Sebastian P. Luque spluque at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 22:49:41 CET 2007

On Mon, 5 Mar 2007 22:17:28 +0100,
"Philip G. Ratcliffe" <philip.ratcliffe at fastwebnet.it> wrote:


> You don't need to hack the bst, rather you should "correct" your bib:
> the correct form for names is "Smith, J. F."; that is, with a space
> between the initials, just as there would be if you wrote the names out
> full.  BibTeX reads J.F. as just one name and so returns J.

Thanks Philip, that's right.  I'll see if I can fix this with awk, as the
file is quite large.



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