[uf-discuss] Easy book citations

Ross Singer ross.singer at library.gatech.edu
Mon Jul 31 07:01:16 PDT 2006

Why don't we call you '#4', rather than '0' (sheesh!).

And, yes, this is, obviously, a fairly large (and good) use case.

Although, honestly, if you're just trying to say, "This is a book",
UID might be a better choice (I mean, if you're really just
identifying things).


On 7/31/06, Simon Cozens <simon at simon-cozens.org> wrote:
> Ross Singer:
> > 1)  There's obviously a group that wants this data to be used with
> > bibliographic management software
> > 2)  There's a group that wants these citations to be able to link to
> > fulltext/print/etc. for any person's library
> > 3)  There's a group (I think?) that wants to be able to display
> > properly formatted citations (or, at least more properly).
> I think I'm in group 0. :) I just want to mark up the fact that bits of my
> pages are talking about books, so that other semantic web applications (All
> Consuming, etc.) can eat my data. I kind of thought that was what it was all
> about.
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