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I added a link to MARCXML from the METS webpage. When any METS
endorsements become official we will make a clear distinction on the webpage between
"endorsed schemas" and "others".

Morgan Cundiff
Library of Congress




On Tue, 9 Jul 2002, Foster Zhang wrote:

> Based on METS webpage http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/, MODS is listed as
> one of the METS extension schema, MARCXML has not been listed there. Someone
> forgot to update the web page?
> Foster Zhang
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Jerome McDonough
> Sent: Tue, July 09, 2002 6:33 AM
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> Subject: Re: [METS] Extensionn Schema Endorsements
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> At 07:50 AM 7/9/2002 -0400, you wrote:
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> >With regard to a provisional endorsement of the MARCXML schema, is it
> >possible that the editorial board will endorse MODS in addition to MARCXML?
>
> The board will probably be discussing this, but I suspect we'll put a
> somewhat higher priority on endorsing extension schema in cases where
> a variety of schema already exist for the same metadata set (as has happened
> with DC and MARC) and we want to promote interoperability by encouraging
> people to settle on a particular schema implementation.
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