Tennant,Roy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Here is but a beginning list of the problems we face in trying to be
consistent:

1) Rules that are inexact or difficult to understand. ...

Meanwhile, the rules seem fairly specific about what one should do if the place of
publication is not apparent[2]: put "[Place of publication not identified]
:" in the $a. Not any of these: ...

Place of publication not identified :

This one falls under #1 in the list above.  Before the RDA update this month, there was no *explicit* mention that the phrase gets wrapped in brackets.  Now it does.

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