Anyone who uses <marcGenre> or <isbn> as opposed to their untyped
counterparts is voluntarily requesting strict type checking. S/he
*wants* to be inflexible. It was just a brainstorm following Karen's
idea for multiple title elements. What would be perfect would be to
have authority/type attributes that actually meant something to a schema
processor. Or something similar.
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On Jan 22, 2004, at 1:57 PM, Andrew E Switala wrote:
You mean data-typing? I don't think the benefits of data-typing
outweigh the inflexibility introduced by hard-coding such
stuff in MODS.