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On Monday, August 18, 2003, at 10:36  AM, Rebecca S. Guenther wrote:

> For full enumeration and chronology information (e.g. the coded MARC
> holdings elements that were recently mentioned for seasons), users
> should
> consider using the extension element. It is possible to encode full
> holdings information using the existing Z39.50 holdings schema.  See
> the
> MODS guidelines under <extension> for examples. For such complex
> information, this should be used in conjunction with free text (in the
> proposed <part><date> element.

Does the MODS Schema disallow a date such as 2001-21, for Spring?  I
know Schemas can impose constraints that would disallow that.  If that
was valid, then I think the text element would suffice to cover the
awkward stuff like November/December.

Bruce