On Tue, 22 Jul 2003 09:24:56 -0700, "Karen Coyle" <[log in to unmask]>

> >Can't we qualify this kind of stuff via an attribute switch?
> Sure, if that's what people want to do. But given that:

   <...good arguments about the difficulties of this issue...>

> I think that you WILL see things like "c. 1657".  And much, much worse.

True enough.  I just think MODS ought not to enforce this sort of thing
for creation of new records.  I remember there was a specific
recommendation for dealing with dates awhile back that might be good to
come back to, and also apply to names.


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