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I also think the archives would be useful.

Margaret

-----Original Message-----
From: Rebecca S. Guenther [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2000 11:54 AM
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Subject: List archives


To ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee:

I mentioned at our meeting that we could make the archives of this list
available so that we can go back and review previous discussions.  This is
done by using a Web interface to the messages that are archived monthly by
the Listserv software. It would allow you to browse the message by month.
For an example see:
http://lcweb.loc.gov/cgi-bin/lwgate/USMARC/archives

However, the software does not allow for the archives to be restricted,
other than restricting it to Library of Congress users, which obviously
won't work for our list. We can sort of hide the archives by not linking
to the files from elsewhere or giving out the URL, but anyone could find
out the URL if they wanted to and then access them.  So the question is:
Do you want these archives available to the committee even though anyone
potentially can see them?

I suppose the biggest issue is discussion on specific proposals and
voting.  I would like to get some feedback from our committee, so please
respond to this message.

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Rebecca

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