[uf-discuss] Easy book citations

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.lists at gmail.com
Sun Jul 30 16:33:00 PDT 2006

On 7/30/06, Fred Stutzman <fred at metalab.unc.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Jul 2006, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> > The thing you have to recognize in designing a good, extensible,
> > format is that biblioigraphic data is fundmentally relational. It
> > makes sense to hide that complexity where you can, but there are some
> > places where I think it's really bad pratice to do so. Title is an
> > example.
> I see no reason why we couldn't implement relational characteristics in the
> microformat.  The general idea is to take a standard and to make it better
> as it becomes a microformat.  In this context, we'd be improving upon the
> bib format.

OK, cool. That's all I've been saying.


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