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BIBFRAME  November 2011

BIBFRAME November 2011

Subject:

Re: Introduction (@W3C)

From:

Tom Emerson <[log in to unmask]>

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Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum <[log in to unmask]>

Date:

Wed, 9 Nov 2011 16:31:18 -0500

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On Nov 9, 2011, at 3:39 PM, Riley, Charles wrote:
> Bibliographic data is largely built on the MARC-8 character set, in essence a subset of UTF-8; thus a loss of data for the preponderance of materials in non-Latin scripts has already occurred by the time data becomes bibliographic.

I don't think MARC-8 is properly a "subset" of UTF-8: I'm no