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CTAN update: nameauth

Date: November 24, 2020 9:04:28 PM CET
Charles P. Schaum submitted an update to the nameauth package. Version number: 3.5 2020-11-23 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Name authority mechanism for consistency in body text and index Announcement text:
This release of the nameauth package adds features and makes the package more compliant with best practices. New features include the ability to use multiple indexes, stricter handling of cross-references, options for backward-compatibility, optimization and uniformity of macro logic, increased modularity, and features that limit certain cases in which undocumented behavior might occur. The documentation has been made more detailed and there is more focus on proceeding from the known to the unknown, ensuring the quick start to be easy and get one used to the package quickly.
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Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Ina Dau --

nameauth – Name authority mechanism for consistency in body text and index

Publications, that reference many names, require editors and proofreaders to track those names in the text and index. The package offers name authority macros that allow authors and compilers to normalize occurrences of names, variant name forms, and pen names in the text and index. This may help minimize writing and production time and cost.

Version3.5 2020-11-23
Copyright2011–2020 Charles P. Schaum
MaintainerCharles P. Schaum



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