I prefer the method described below by Mark, as the Ordnance Survey
should have all of the data you need, authoritatively maintained.
Assuming the URI is persistent and that you reference Bristol more
than once in one or more finding aids, it will be more efficient with
respect to maintenance.
On May 6, 2010, at 3:16 PM, Mark A. Matienzo wrote:
> On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 12:18 PM, Jane Stevenson
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I'll look at using authfilenumber. Maybe something like:
>> <geogname rules="ncarules" authfilenumber="ST590730">Bristol</
>> But specifying a source here would mean it applies to the place
>> name, not
>> the grid reference. I'm not sure how to provide the source/rules
>> for both,
>> as they are different.
> Right, that's a good point. You could also use a method using the URI
> method, perhaps something like:
> <geogname rules="ncarules">
> <extptr linktype="locator" actuate="actuatenone" show="shownone"
> ** Note that this example URI isn't valid, as the Ordnance Survey
> hasn't yet provided a URI structure for 100 m grid references. 1 km
> grid references are valid, however.
> Mark A. Matienzo
> Digital Archivist, Manuscripts and Archives
> Yale University Library