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Re: Expanding library-world acronyms and spelling "cataloging" without "u"

From: ZENG, MARCIA <mzeng@kent.edu>
Date: Fri, 2 Sep 2011 12:12:17 -0400
To: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>, public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CA86784C.EB87%mzeng@kent.edu>
See suggested changes under the original text:


On 9/2/11 9:57 AM, "Tom Baker" <tbaker@tbaker.de> wrote:

Original: International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA)

--- International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
(IFLA)



Original: the client-server protocolo Z39.50

--- the information retrieval protocol Z39.50


Marcia

Source:
http://www.ifla.org/
http://www.niso.org/standards/resources/Z39.50_Resources



On 9/2/11 9:57 AM, "Tom Baker" <tbaker@tbaker.de> wrote:

>I'd like some additional eyes on edits I made to one particular
>sub-section
>of The Current Situation [1], which previously read:
>    
>    Many library standards, such as MARC or Z39.50, have been developed
>or are
>    developed in a library-specific context. Standardization in libraries
>is
>    often undertaken by bodies only dedicated to the domain, such as IFLA
>or
>    the JSC for development of RDA. By encouraging these bodies to broaden
>    their scope or to liaise with other standardization bodies, Linked
>Data
>    creates an opportunity to expand the context and utility of such
>standards
>    to relevant data created and used by other communities.
>
>...and now reads:
>
>    Many library standards, such as the MAchine-Readable Cataloging format
>    (MARC) or the client-server protocolo Z39.50, have been (or continue
>to be)
>    developed in a library-specific context. Standardization in the
>library
>    world is often undertaken by bodies focused exclusively on the library
>    domain, such as the International Federation of Library Associations
>(IFLA)
>    or the Joint Steering Committee for the Development of Resource
>Description
>    and Access (RDA). By broadening their scope or liaising with other
>    standardization bodies, such as W3C, bodies such as these can expand
>the
>    relevance and applicability of their standards to data created and
>used by
>    other communities.
>
>Note:
>
>-- US spelling of "cataloging," which I have now also changed in Benefits
>[2] and
>   ConversionStyle [3] (after consulting with Gordon).
>-- Full expansion of acronyms or, in the case of Z39.50, an adjective
>saying what 
>   it is.
>-- Corrected a final sentence which said that "Linked Data" would itself
>act to 
>   "encourage standardization bodies".
>
>It would be great if one or two of you could give the paragraph a careful
>read...
>
>Tom
>
>[1] 
>http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_issues_pag
>e_take2&diff=6083&oldid=6082
>[2] 
>http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Benefits&diff=60
>84&oldid=6065
>[3] 
>http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=ConversionStyle&
>diff=6085&oldid=6069
>
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