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Where can I find machine-readable bibliographic data for at least all publicly-available TUGboat articles?

I've found CTAN:/info/digests/tugboat/t-of-c/, but that doesn't seem to have been updated since 2005, so I imagine there must be something newer, somewhere? (Perhaps the README there should refer to the newer thing?)

(Note that HTML doesn't count unless it's reasonably simple to extract the bibliographic data from the DOM/infoset.)

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I'm not really sure this is on topic... –  Seamus Feb 18 '11 at 17:45
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@Seamus: I'd say TUG is rather directly connected to TeX and hence on-topic. –  Caramdir Feb 18 '11 at 17:48
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@Caramdir It is connected to TeX, sure. But it doesn't seem to fit into any of the categories mentioned in the FAQ –  Seamus Feb 18 '11 at 17:52
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This is the first time I removed the {biblatex} tag. –  lockstep Feb 18 '11 at 17:58
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@Caramdir: On the 'on topic' issue, I guess one could argue that it relates to CTAN and the availability of current material, which would be on topic. It's a marginal one, I guess. –  Joseph Wright Feb 19 '11 at 8:26

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Checking with Karl Berry (TUG President), it seems that the latest version available is indeed the one mentioned in the question. So you'll have to type in the information you want by hand, at least at the moment.

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Did he mentioned why they don't give this information out any longer? –  Martin Scharrer Feb 19 '11 at 10:01

You can find a tugboat.bib file produced from the mentioned .cnt files on CTAN, but it's dated 2007-07-13 and the content is most likely not any newer then 2005.

The HTML on the Table of contents listing of TUGboat could be parsed easily enough and provide the basic data fields. Otherwise simply write them an e-Mail and ask about it.

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