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I was trying to add french language support into gost-780 style. I modified some functions (bbl.vvolume, bbl.vvol, bbl.edition) and now I am getting error:

"french" is a string literal not an integer, for entry guilcher_2003.

I am not very familiar with BibTex syntax and so I ask ypur help. Here is the links: http://leftparagraphs.ru/lj/style.bst
http://leftparagraphs.ru/lj/french.bib

I can't post the third link to the .tex file (because of antispam filter). You need to add \cite{guilcher_2003} code.

Thanks for further help.

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Just a guess: Maybe you are missing an = sign in one of the curlanguage = "french" lines? –  krlmlr Feb 4 '12 at 7:47

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in function bbl.edition (line 344) you have

curlanguage = "french" 

but it should be:

curlanguage "french" =

It puts curlanguage and the string french on the stack and = compares these two values.

However, you have a lot of errors in your bibliography data file. You can find them with

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
\let\superscript\textsuperscript
\pagestyle{empty}
\begin{document}
\nocite*
\bibliographystyle{style}
\bibliography{french}

\end{document}

run this example file one time with pdflatex and then bibtex as long as bibtex reports an error in your bib file.

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Thanks Herbert. Now I'm fixing errors in bib files :). –  Georg Feb 4 '12 at 11:44

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