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I was reading the program of the GuIT meeting 2016 and I've seen that one of the talks will be about MlBibTeX.

As far as I've understood it is an evolution of BibTeX processor, with multilingual features, but I've found only a question about it here on TEX.SE.

Why is it so slightly mentioned here? Is it still in testing phase? Is it outdated by biber with BibLaTeX?

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    I'm assuming it's such a niche product, that if you use it, you know how to answer most of questions arising – Bort Oct 20 '16 at 10:01
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    Try finding any usable code! – Joseph Wright Oct 20 '16 at 10:13
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    Lack of public releases? – egreg Oct 20 '16 at 10:20
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    I heard a talk about it two years ago at the dante meating. There were some interesting ideas in it but my personal conclusion was that biber is more powerfull and that these ideas should be better implemented in biblatex (but naturally my view is biased as I made a talk about biblatex at the same meeting ...). – Ulrike Fischer Oct 20 '16 at 10:31
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    MlBibTeXis really a strange case. Although Jean-Michel Hufflen regularly presents paper about it, it seems to remain vapoware. AFAICS, there has never been any kind of public release. Even Hufflen's website which he gives in the latest article in TugBoat 38/2 does not seem to exist. – Simifilm Oct 8 '17 at 18:27
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To sum up the comments above: MlBibTeX is still in a testing phase, and at the moment there is no usable code nor any documentation.

But there is some news: the author himself, at GuIT Meeting 2017, said that the package will be available on CTAN in December, for the curious ones who would like to try it, maybe this will be the one!

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    December has come and and gone, and again, nothing has happened. Call me unsurprised. – Simifilm Feb 19 '18 at 6:29
  • @Simifilm LOL, I think it's a neverending story... – CarLaTeX Feb 19 '18 at 6:34

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