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So do we need both "topic" and "subject" now? Does anyone see potential
confusion with MODS since "subject" in MODS means any field used as a
subject (including name and title)?

kc

On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 07:06, Ray Denenberg, Library of Congress wrote:
> > How are hierarchical non-geographical subjects like
> > "Widgets--Andorra--18th century" expressed with 1 authority = 1
> > descriptor?
>
> Sorry, left out one of the descriptors.
>
> So where we had:
> --------------------------------------------------------
> <xsd:element name="name" type="nameType"/>
>    <xsd:element name="title" type="mods:baseTitleInfoType"/>
>    <xsd:element name="nameTitle" type="nameTitleType"/>
>    <xsd:element name="topic"/>
>    <xsd:element name="temporal" type="mods:dateType"/>
>    <xsd:element name="genre"/>
>    <xsd:element name="geographic"/>
>    <xsd:element name="hierarchicalGeographic"
> type="mods:hierarchicalGeographicType"/>
>    <xsd:element name="occupation"/>
> -------------------------------------------------------------
> Add  (after third line):
> <xsd:element name="subject" type="subjectType"/>
> (Or, rather than after the third line, probably re-order the list.)
>
> And the datatype:
> ...........
> <xsd:complexType name="subjectType">
>    <xsd:choice minOccurs='1' maxOccurs="unbounded">
>    <xsd:element name="topic"/>
>    <xsd:element name="temporal" type="mods:dateType"/>
>    <xsd:element name="geographic"/>
>    </xsd:choice>
> </xsd:complexType>
>
> Does this help?
>
> Thanks.
>
> --Ray
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