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RE: Question about MARCXML to Models transformation

From: Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 12:28:07 -0500
Message-ID: <52E301F960B30049ADEFBCCF1CCAEF590BBB767B@OAEXCH4SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: "Diane I. Hillmann" <metadata.maven@gmail.com>, "Ross Singer" <ross.singer@talis.com>
Cc: <public-lld@w3.org>
Diane,

There is a many-to-many relationship between E&M. Does the toolkit try
to detect the presence multiple expressions in a MARC record or does is
assume there is only one?

Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-lld-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lld-request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Diane I. Hillmann
> Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 12:00 PM
> To: Ross Singer
> Cc: public-lld@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Question about MARCXML to Models transformation
> 
> 
>   It might be good to note here that the strategy used by the
> eXtensible
> Catalog Metadata Services Toolkit is to parse the MARC records out
into
> a WEMI structure, then go back and determine which Works are the same
> (and from there, Expressions, etc.), rather than try to determine that
> as part of the initial process.  This seems to me a good strategy.
> 
> Diane
> 
> On 3/9/11 10:53 AM, Ross Singer wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 10:27 AM, Richard Light
> > <richard@light.demon.co.uk <mailto:richard@light.demon.co.uk>>
wrote:
> >
> >
> >     This is probably my bibliographic ignorance coming out, so
> >     apologies if that's the case.  I was assuming that "different
> >     URLs" = "different Expressions". However, from the discussion
I'm
> >     realising that the issue is about how to tease out WEMI from
> >     records which lack this world view.
> >
> > Richard, it's understandable - it's a mess!
> >
> > But this is sort of where I'm getting at.  Our best laid plans still
> > need to account for the 214 million records (just using Worldcat as
> an
> > example, meaning there are considerably more) that already exist.
> >
> > I think the day when we hit the 24 hour period that more RDA
> resources
> > were created than AACR2 we can begin to start thinking about how
> > RDA/FRBRer/etc. begins to shape the way we create linked data.
Until
> > then, all we have to work with is what we've got.
> >
> > -Ross.
> 
> 
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