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Add citation page to website #1549

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@dmcdougall
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Adding a 'citation' page to mpl. Feedback encouraged.

@mdboom
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Thanks!

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Commits on Dec 3, 2012
  1. @dmcdougall
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27 doc/_templates/citing.html
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+{% extends "layout.html" %}
+{% set title = "Citing matplotlib" %}
+{% block body %}
+
+<h1>Citing matplotlib</h1>
+<p>
+If matplotlib contributes to a project that leads to a scientific publication,
+please acknowledge this fact by citing the project. You can use this
+BibTeX entry:
+</p>
+<pre>
+@Article{Hunter:2007,
+ Author = {Hunter, J. D.},
+ Title = {Matplotlib: A 2D graphics environment},
+ Journal = {Computing In Science \& Engineering},
+ Volume = {9},
+ Number = {3},
+ Pages = {90--95},
+ abstract = {Matplotlib is a 2D graphics package used for Python
+ for application development, interactive scripting, and
+ publication-quality image generation across user
+ interfaces and operating systems.},
+ publisher = {IEEE COMPUTER SOC},
+ year = 2007
+}
+</pre>
+{% endblock %}
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12 doc/_templates/index.html
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pathto('mpl_toolkits/axes_grid/index') }}">axes_grid</a> and more.
</p>
+<h1>Citing matplotlib</h1>
+
+<p>
+ matplotlib is the brainchild of John Hunter (1968-2012), who has put an
+ inordinate amount of effort into producing a piece of software utilized by
+ thousands of scientists worldwide.
+
+ If matplotlib contributes to a project that leads to a scientific publication,
+ please acknowledge this fact by citing the project. You can use this
+ <a href="{{ pathto('citing') }}">ready-made citation entry</a>.
+</p>
+
<h1>Open source</h1>
<p>Please
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1  doc/_templates/layout.html
@@ -6,6 +6,7 @@
<li><a href="{{ pathto('search') }}">search</a>|&nbsp;</li>
<li><a href="{{ pathto('examples/index') }}">examples</a>|&nbsp;</li>
<li><a href="{{ pathto('gallery') }}">gallery</a>|&nbsp;</li>
+ <li><a href="{{ pathto('citing') }}">citation</a>|&nbsp;</li>
<li><a href="{{ pathto('contents') }}">docs</a> &raquo;</li>
{% endblock %}
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