On 07/05/2013 14:55, Mitchell, Michael wrote:
No matter. Our ILS systems built upon Bibframe will no doubt automatically take care of all this and much more. Since Bibframe must be well on its way to fruition or they wouldn’t have initiated the use of RDA, we’ll be in good shape here soon. From the discussion over on Bibframe, not only will we not have to worry about subfields, we will no longer be working with such backward concepts as records. Renders our discussions moot I think.
Sounds like “Waiting for Godot”!
I follow the BIBFRAME list but thankfully have not participated. My main hope was that it will be simple but so far it doesn’t look like it. It also doesn’t seem as if BIBFRAME will appear anytime soon, and yet we have seen “another recent project” appear
“Deformed, unfinish’d, sent before [its] time
Into this breathing world, scarce half made up”
and everyone must compensate.
I guess I am in a literary mood.