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Re: order of acronyms?

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Sep 2011 19:49:17 +0100
Cc: Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org>, public-xg-lld <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-Id: <6C8033F2-7070-458C-B149-A903B73C1844@deri.org>
To: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Per email from Jeff (on a different subject header, sorry), I've changed this to use the full legal name:

I changed the affiliation in the Executive Summary (but didn't check affiliation statements for the side deliverables)
http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=ExecutiveSummary&diff=6338&oldid=6336
as well as in the list of institutions I'd mentioned:
http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_issues_page_take2&diff=6339&oldid=6308

-Jodi

On 9 Sep 2011, at 19:42, Karen Coyle wrote:

> I agree with keeping it OCLC. They do give it a spelled out meaning in their documentation, but treat OCLC as primary:
> 
> Domestic and international trademarks and/or service marks of OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. and its affiliates
> 
> kc
> 
> Quoting Peter Murray <peter.murray@lyrasis.org>:
> 
>> Technically, it is now just OCLC.  It is one of those abbreviations without a meaning.
>> 
>> 
>> Peter
>> 
>> On Sep 9, 2011, at 1:49 PM, Jodi Schneider wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> "It is encouraging that established institutions are increasingly committing resources to Linked Data projects, from the national libraries of Sweden, Hungary, Germany, France, the Library of Congress, and the British Library, to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and OCLC (Online Computer Library Center, Inc.). "
>>> 
>>> Should the acronym be the parenthetical part? e.g., Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC).
>>> 
>>> later we say:
>>> "For example, Open Library attaches OCLC numbers to its bibliographic items."
>>> 
>>> -Jodi
>> 
>> 
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