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Bruce, just to clarify here, by "citations" you mean references and
footnotes as citations in a document, right?

kc

On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 08:10, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:
> This is slightly off-topic, but I thought I'd post here because it
> might have some relevance:
>
> My interest in MODS is to use for citation purposes.  This covers one
> aspect of improving bibliographic citation support in XML.  However,
> there is another important issue that a few of us are also proposing to
> change/improve: citation support in authoring schemas like DocBook, TEI
> and OpenOffice.  Unfortunately, none of them are adequate for serious
> academic authoring.
>
> To whit:
>
> Markus Hoenicka, Peter Flynn and I have proposed some improvement to
> DocBook (we'll tackle the others soon after).  The DocBook Technical
> Committee discussed the proposal briefly at their last meeting, but put
> off further discussion until this month's meeting (coming real soon, in
> fact).  They asked that we solicit comment on the docbook lists.
> Unfortunately, our queries have met with (virtual) silence, which has
> us a bit worried.
>
> So, if anyone is interested in the application of XML bibliographic
> data to XML authoring, please take a look at the following and help us
> out with comments.
>
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?
> func=detail&aid=810932&group_id=21935&atid=384107
>
> Also, please forward to *anyone* you think might be interested in this.
>   I'm not aware of anyplace where academics interested in XML hangout
> online!
>
> Thanks,
> Bruce
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