You could use the "type" attribute (type="description", etc.), but be
advised that if you are going to use attributes to generate a display note
such as "This item cannot be lent", this will only work with your own
On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, Takahiro FUJIWARA wrote:
> Hello Michael Fox and leading persons,
> Thank you to reply me.
> In my expression of public=EAD's external and closed=EAD's internal.
> That's fine for me.
> However, we need more status flags for the lending service of archives.
> In my understanding, AUDIENCE="external" means the XML subtree which has
> AUDIENCE="external" is able to display. And the XML subtree which has
> AUDIENCE="internal" is not able to display. -- I think this is not described
> as "not able to lend"
> If there are no suitable element/attribute for lending service, then we want
> use extended area. I'm sorry I don't know EAD in detail.
> Do you know whether the EAD has the element for extended feature such as
> lending service?
> Takahiro Fujiwara
> EAST Co., Ltd. Japan
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Fox, Michael" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 9:07 AM
> Subject: Re: access restrict
> As you say, "the usertype is managed by outside of the EAD". Unless you
> are delivering raw XML and a stylesheet to your users (in which case none of
> this coding means much as they can see the whole file), the tool that
> generates the HTML you are delivering will be the place where this encoding
> is processed and text is either displayed or suppressed.
> If I understand your question correctly, you will use the AUDIENCE attribute
> to control that processing. While this attribute has only two possible
> values, external and internal, all your scenarios can be handled with these
> two options.
> Michael Fox
> From: Encoded Archival Description List on behalf of Takahiro FUJIWARA
> Sent: Thu 12/23/2004 8:46 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: access restrict
> Dear leading persons,
> I am new to the list.
> I'd like to know to use EAD element/attribute in case of following purpose.
> We want to have 2 usertype and 3 status when display EAD listing or access
> to the archives.
> 1. usertype=administrator
> All EAD listing are displayed. And all status can be shown in order to
> the maintenance.
> 2. usertype=public
> a) The EAD description which has status="public" will be displayed
> b) The EAD description which has status="description only" will be
> displayed. But this user can not access to the archives by their hands.
> Only all descriptions which has this status is able to read.
> c) The EAD description which has status="closed" should not be displayed.
> The usertype is managed by outside of the EAD.
> How can I write that staus to EAD?
> Takahiro Fujiwara
> EAST Co., Ltd. Japan.