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authorJohn MacFarlane <>2014-12-15 21:20:27 -0800
committerJohn MacFarlane <>2014-12-15 21:20:27 -0800
commit9ea7164d81aed0d5a4b1295cb0937370249c9ddd (patch)
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parent61d2c2e8cb3ba5e55ac059324abca0bf235bb36d (diff)
Reworded paragraph on citation data in README.
Closes #1814.
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@@ -2570,9 +2570,10 @@ The bibliography may have any of these formats:
Note that `.bib` can generally be used with both BibTeX and BibLaTeX
files, but you can use `.bibtex` to force BibTeX.
-Alternatively you can use a `references` field in the document's YAML
-metadata. This should include an array of YAML-encoded references,
-for example:
+As an alternative to specifying a bibliography file, you can include
+the citation data directly in the `references` field of the
+document's YAML metadata. The field should contain an array of
+YAML-encoded references, for example: