On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 16:47:52 -0400, "MacKenzie Smith" <[log in to unmask]>
> >DSpace, BTW, really needs to support MODS. Research tools without good
> >bib metadata (and ultimately a way to integrate that into document
> >creation) aren't very useful for this researcher ;-)
> Interesting assertion. DSpace descriptive metadata was based on qualified
> dublin core, and for the METS export in the new release (1.2, just
> up now) it will be encoded in MODS (thanks to a
> qDC -> MODS mapping that Rebecca Guenther did). Does that count as
> supporting MODS? If not, what would you consider as adequate support?
Hi MacKenzie -- I sent you comments privately on this way back, and
don't have access to them, but my criteria in general is to be able to
have data encoded in sufficient detail to get formatted citations with
xslt. This presumes support for structures such as MODS' "part" element
or something equivalent.
Also, stuff like parsed names (something I hope will be more
comprehensively addressed in MADS), subtitles and such would be nice.