The existing conversion stylesheet is very out of date. We will not be
releasing the EAD 2002 to EAD Revision (or whatever it will be called)
conversion stylesheet until after the beta release of the revised EAD.
On Tue, 30 Jul 2013, Ethan Gruber wrote:
> Bit late on this, but is your migration XSLT stylesheet
> (https://github.com/SAA-SDT/EAD-Revision/blob/master/ead2002toEADx.xsl) up
> to date with the impending schema release, or will you release a different
> version of the migration stylesheet?
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 11:13 PM, Michael Rush <[log in to unmask]>
> With apologies for cross posting...
> On behalf of the Technical Subcommittee for Encoded Archival
> Description, I want to update the community on the progress of the EAD
> First, I want to thank everyone who provided feedback on the Alpha
> version of the revised schema. Your testing, comments, and encoded
> examples were extremely helpful to us. We are in the process of
> making numerous changes in direct response to those comments. If you
> would like to review the comments received on the alpha version, they
> have all been logged in the revision's GitHub site.
> See https://github.com/SAA-SDT/EAD-Revision/issues.
> Second, because of the number of issues raised by the alpha feedback
> that need to be addressed, the delivery of the Beta version of the
> revised EAD schema will be pushed back until August 1st. Our bottom
> line is to have the Beta available in advance of the SAA annual
> meeting and accompanied by sufficient documentation.
> Finally, I want to alert you that documentation relating to the
> revision that was previously available on the SAA Standards Portal has
> been moved to the TS-EAD website(http://www2.archivists.org/groups/technical-subcommittee-on-encoded-archiv
> al-description-ead/ead-revision). File attachments to the EAD page on
> the Standards Portal(http://www2.archivists.org/groups/technical-subcommittee-on-encoded-archiv
> al-description-ead/encoded-archival-description-ead) is now limited to
> official documentation of the standard.
> As always, please do not hesitate to send any questions regarding the
> EAD revision process to the EAD list or to me directly.
> Mike Rush
> TS-EAD co-chair
Special Collections Analyst/Librarian
Columbia University Libraries Digital Program
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