I expect by now you've seen the message sent to this listserv. Nevertheless, there indeed seems to be a delay. I too noted that overseas colleagues appeared to have received the email before even I did!
The document moved to final approval stage Wednesday, with the expectation it would be released that same day, but it was not issued until today. Hence the date mismatch.
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Library of Congress
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> A document dated Nov. 21, 2012 on the Bibliographic Framework as a Web
> of Data is available from this web page:
> I learned about this from a re-tweet, which seems to have originated
> with a colleague in the UK. If I missed the announcement on these lists
> and am repeating what you already know, I apologize.
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