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When writing an article for submission to The Code Project, what are the preferred forms for citing works by other authors?
 
For example, in two places in my proposed article, I need to cite different sections of a Code Project article named "Sample Article Name" by "Uncas" (Of course, this sample article does not exist and Uncas is a fictional character by James Fenimore Cooper) I could create a formal bibliographic entry and in-line citations that reference it.
 
It would be better and provide a more uniform look-and-feel if articles used the same format.
Posted 23-Mar-12 9:58am
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Solution 1

This is just my opinion as an article reader, I think that whenever referring to it in the article, an inline link would be helpful. Often times articles are skimmed just to find the point that is most relevant, so I would want to jump around looking for the cited article's link. I don't know what the formal expectations for citing are, though.
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Solution 2

The only standard is that you include a reference of some type.
 
Uniformity is fine as long everyone is different. Smile | :)
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Solution 3

I did it like this:
 
[own quote]
This article presents the code of Simon Hughes' SmartList[^] with some new functions that I have added. This code is (as it was) completely free and can be used however you want, but please leave our (Simon's and mine) e-mail addresses in the code to receive possible bug-reports.
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I think just being honest and telling it with the link is a good way. Noone told anything against it, so I guess it is ok.
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