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Re: Comment on "Current situation" - traditional library data section

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 08:40:49 -0700
Message-ID: <20110818084049.14254zwefne94nsx@kcoyle.net>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Thank you, Emma -- great comments. I have no objection to your making  
changes, and am willing to help if need be. Just shoot me an email  
with instructions/wishes.

kc

Quoting Emmanuelle Bermes <manue@figoblog.org>:

> I've been reading through the report, in its new version, for preparing my
> IFLA presentation, and the beginning of the "current situation", the part on
> traditional library data, still feels a little weird, at least to a french
> user. The statements made here are very "dry" and they would need more
> reference.
>
> Regarding inks: most French if not European catalogues do have links between
> authority and bibliographic records. I think it it's necessary to
> acknowledge that if we don't want french/european readers to feel not
> concerned by the report (that's an oral comment I got here).
> We can state that it would be better though if those links were global
> rather than local (if they were URIs).
>
> Regarding the paragraph on Standards: it would be clearer if we could
> specify which standards are targeted if we think about MARC, Z3950... We
> should also specify standardization bodies active in the library community :
> IFLA, JSC, in order to demonstrate how specialized they are.
> If we think about DC : the current wording would suggest either that DC is
> not a library standard, or that it's not targeted at other communities. I
> think both statements are false, and that's one reason I think we need to be
> more specific.
>
> In general I like the concise style of the report, but it's getting really
> too concise in these few paragraphs. We can do as in other parts on the same
> section, about available data or rights, try to mix issues with more
> positive statements about what has been done already.
>
> I'm happy to give it a try if no one objects.
>
> Emma
>



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