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Re: Meeting minutes: 2010-08-18

From: <gordon@gordondunsire.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 14:42:36 +0100 (BST)
To: Emmanuelle Bermes <emmanuelle.bermes@bnf.fr>, Ross Singer <ross.singer@talis.com>
Cc: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Message-ID: <1799399959.1211943.1282311756724.JavaMail.open-xchange@oxltgw14.schlund.de>
Ross, Emmanuelle and others
 
This is still not correct.
 
FRBR is not deprecated in favour of a consolidated model. I said (or intended to
say that) it is likely to be deprecated when (and if) a consolidated model is
developed and authorised. (Work on the consolidated model has commenced, and is
expected to take at least a year.) The FRBR Review Group will publish an
authorised RDF representation of FRBR within a month, and clearly it will not be
deprecated as soon as it is published.
 
The IFLA Namespaces Working Group is being developed, but may take some time to
set up as it is dependent on the development of a "core activity" for
coordinating and promoting IFLA bibliographic standards. The Working Group will
advise and assist IFLA in the development and maintenance of a technical
infrstructure to support standards maintenance, coordination and promotion.
Bodies responsible for the development and maintenance of specific standards
will continue to do so; these include the FRBR Review Group and the ISBD Review
Group. The Namespaces Working Group will advise the work on specific standards,
and is likely to have a role in developing mappings, interoperability, etc.
between different standards. I therefore sits at a higher level than the
individual standards groups.
 
More formal informaton about these developments will appear on the IFLA website
as minutes and other documentation are created and approved. I hope to provide
further information for the forthcoming RDA/FRBR agenda item.
 
The note about ISBD is correct.
 
I'll check the full draft minutes and get back to you if anything else requires
correction.
 
Cheers
 
Gordon
 

On 20 August 2010 at 15:24 Emmanuelle Bermes <emmanuelle.bermes@bnf.fr> wrote:

> Thank you Ross for your efficient scribing !
>
> I would like to add 2 things regarding these minutes :
>
> - the decision regarding the deadline is not really clear in the minutes.
> We agreed on the call that we would stick to the 25th August as a deadline
> to come up with a little number of well curated use cases, so that we can
> discuss them and validate the template. But LLD members can contribute use
> cases after this date.
>
> - in Gordon's report there are some crucial things missing, I suggest to
> complete like that (if Gordon is OK, of course) :
>
>
> >   GordonD: FRBR, as is, is deprecated in favor of a consolidated model
> >   combining FRBR and FRSAD
> >
> A specific Namespaces task group  has been created within IFLA to work on
> expressing FRBR as RDF
> Also work on another standard, ISBD : International Standard...
>
> >   ... bibliographic description different than FRBR, more similar to
> >   RDA
> >   ... specific rules about how elements should be displayed
> >   ... will use a DC application profile for this
> >   ... will feed back into DCMI and LLD
> >   ... hope to make a crosslinking between FRBR and ISBD
> >   ... much of the discussion taking place around linked data
> >
> >
>
> Best,
> Emmanuelle
>
> --
> =====
> Emmanuelle Bermès - http://www.bnf.fr
> Manue - http://www.figoblog.org
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