On Mar 11, 2004, at 12:58 AM, Marie-Louise Ayres wrote:
> We're working on some dates in MODS records to be converted to MARC.
> Are we
> correct in thinking that for MARC purposes, we should only code
> <dateCaptured encoding="iso8601">1992</dateCaptured>
> and that it doesn't make any sense to code
> <dateCaptured encoding="iso8601"
> because the qualifier won't 'translate' into MARC?
If you code the second in MODS, you have more flexibility. What would
be the problem with doing so? With XSLT, you can output it however you
want, and then easily change it later.