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Re: Joint Steering Committee for the Development of Resource Description and Access (RDA)

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2011 10:13:41 -0700
Message-ID: <20110910101341.15866pjzv4kir35x@kcoyle.net>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
Quoting "gordon@gordondunsire.com" <gordon@gordondunsire.com>:


> Note that the Toolkit also uses an ampersand version of the title, "RDA:
> Resource Description & Access", which poses a potential dilemma for  
> catalogers
> as to which is the preferred title (but that discussion is far more  
> appropriate
> for, say, RDA-L ;-)

Yes, I was considering that "&" a "flourish" since in the text they  
use "and." I've been avoiding "&" throughout the sections I've been  
editing since it's rarely necessary and can be a real nuisance in html.

kc

>  
> Cheers
>  
> Gordon 
>  
>
>>
>> kc
>>
>> >  
>> > But apart from the reference to JSC, the acronym RDA does not  
>> appear in the
>> > final report until Appendix A, and only appears once. So there is no need
>> > for
>> > the acronym to be given in brackets for subsequent citations, as 
>> > there are none.
>> >  
>> > So I suggest that the text is amended:
>> >  
>> > 1. In the body of the final report ""Joint Steering Committee for 
>> > Development of
>> > RDA (JSC)".
>> > 2. In Appendix A "RDA: resource description and access".
>> >  
>> > I do not think it is necessary to expand the RDA bit of the name  
>> of the JSC.
>> >  
>> > Cheers
>> >  
>> > Gordon 
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 09 September 2011 at 19:52 Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >> So far, RDA does *not* appear earlier in the report. So I've revised this
>> >> to
>> >> use the (JSC), but left the somewhat incorrect title:
>> >>  Joint Steering Committee for the Development of Resource Description and
>> >> Access (JSC)
>> >>
>> >>  
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_issues_page_take2&diff=6353&oldid=6339
>> >> There's no obvious place to insert a reference to RDA earlier,  
>> but perhaps
>> >> you're more clever than I am on that!
>> >> :) -Jodi
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 9 Sep 2011, at 19:48, Karen Coyle wrote:
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >> > I was hoping that RDA would be de-acronymed earlier in the report. It's
>> >> > quite awkward to do it here. The name the group gives itself is
>> >> >
>> >> > "Joint Steering Committee for the Development of RDA". I think we can
>> >> > give
>> >> > that followed by "(JSC)", and assume we'll spell out RDA elsewhere.
>> >> >
>> >> > kc
>> >> >
>> >> > Quoting Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org
>> >> > [mailto:jodi.schneider@deri.org] >:
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > > I was a little confused to see RDA rather than JSC here for the Joint
>> >> > > Steering Committee. Is that intentional? I remember that  
>> we'd discussed
>> >> > > spelling out RDA itself...
>> >> > >
>> >
>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >
>> >> > > -Jodi
>> >> > >
>> >
>> >> > >
>> >> > >
>> >
>> >> > > Standardization in the library world is often undertaken by 
>> >> bodies focused
>> >> > > exclusively on the library domain, such as the International 
>> >> Federation of
>> >> > > Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) or the Joint Steering
>> >> > > Committee for the Development of Resource Description and  
>> Access (RDA).
>> >> > >
>> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > --
>> >> > Karen Coyle
>> >> > kcoyle@kcoyle.net [mailto:kcoyle@kcoyle.net] http://kcoyle.net
>> >> > ph: 1-510-540-7596
>> >> > m: 1-510-435-8234
>> >> > skype: kcoylenet
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Karen Coyle
>> kcoyle@kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net
>> ph: 1-510-540-7596
>> m: 1-510-435-8234
>> skype: kcoylenet
>>
>>



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