We are well aware of these differences. The MARC list remains entity
compatible with the ISO one but the codes were developed separately. The
element placeCode is under publicationInfo and has an authority attribute.
You can use either iso 3166 or marc. So it's already covered.
On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Yves Pratter wrote:
> I checked MARC country codes against ISO country codes.
> I saw some différences.
> As ISO 3166 standard is used in some RFC, i suggest to use ISO3166 codes in
> MODS rather than MARC codes.
> I worked today on an xml file that made the reliationship between these
> different codes and names :
> http://mods-fr.sourceforge.net/ follow the link "Pays".
> I'll give you next week the differences between these standards.
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