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I would also like this (a GitHub repository for these MODS stylesheets).

Thanks,
Kevin


On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 4:11 PM, Peter Binkley <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I second the idea of a github repository for these stylesheets. That would
> allow the community to contribute to their maintenance; and it would help a
> project with special needs to maintain a customized version in sync with
> the official release, by forking and then merging upstream changes when
> they are made. It would also give each release a unique home and identifier
> so that revisions could be tracked. These would all be features that would
> make the stylesheets palpably more useful to us in our projects.
>
> Peter
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> Peter Binkley
> Digital Initiatives Technology Librarian
> Information Technology Services
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> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 1:18 PM, Meehleib, Tracy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Hi Donald,
>>
>> The MODS XSLTs are based on MODS mappings made available by the Library
>> at <http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-mapping.html>. The XSLTs are
>> revised periodically as users' comments are received via email and as
>> subsequent MODS Editorial Committee decisions evolve.
>>
>> Content standards and practices using MARC vary among institutions. No
>> one stylesheet can deal appropriately with all variations in the use of
>> MARC. The mapping decisions underlying the XSLTs should be tested on sample
>> records to determine whether the results are as desired or whether the
>> institution needs to modify the stylesheet for a particular collection of
>> records.
>>
>> General questions about the mapping may be directed to the MODS Editorial
>> Committee members via [log in to unmask] Specific questions about the
>> stylesheet may be addressed to me at [log in to unmask]
>>
>> Thank you,
>>
>> Tracy Meehleib
>> Network Development and MARC Standards Office
>> Library of Congress
>> 101 Independence Ave SE
>> Washington, DC 20540-4402
>> +1 202 707 0121 (voice)
>> +1 202 707 0115 (fax)
>> [log in to unmask]
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Metadata Object Description Schema List [mailto:
>> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Donald Moses
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 10:37 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: [MODS] source control for MODS stylesheets ?
>>
>> Hello:
>>
>> I'm wondering how a person suggests an update for the stylesheets located
>> here: http://www.loc.gov/standards/mods/mods-conversions.html
>>
>> How does the community submit a patch ? A repository on github.com or a
>> similar source code repository would be handy.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Donald
>>
>>
>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> Donald Moses, MLIS
>> Digital Initiatives and Systems Librarian Robertson Library University of
>> Prince Edward Island
>> 550 University Ave, Charlottetown PE  C1A 4P3 Canada
>> tel: 902-566-0479 || fax: 902-628-4305
>>
>>
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