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

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2011 12:21:10 +0200
Message-ID: <4E61FF96.9030805@few.vu.nl>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Done!
http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_issues_page_take2&diff=6089&oldid=6087
Thx,
Antoine


> 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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