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The program has been adjusted so that a full stop is no longer removed from a corporate name when the character preceding the full stop is a numeral.  The two dozen or so 110 fields with an unnecessary full stop (example: nb2014023156) have been changed individually.

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From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Wayne Richter
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In many countries a roman numeral denotes an ordinal number so the second example below would not need a period following XIII.


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In addition, several examples in RDA 11.2.2.22.1 should have final periods:
Germany. Heer. Panzerdivision, 11
Germany. Heer. Armeekorps, XIII
Germany. Luftwaffe. Fallschirmjägerdivision, 9
Germany. Kriegsmarine. Unterseebootsflottille, 7
Soviet Union. Raboche-Krest͡i͡anskai͡a Krasnai͡a Armii͡a. Vozdushnai͡a armii͡a, 5

Their respective NARs do have the final periods.
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But the 670s show that those were ordinal numbers and the 110 should have ended with a period.  The answer to Mark's question is "yes".

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From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of Stephen Hearn [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, November 21, 2014 09:31
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Subject: Re: [PCCLIST] LC/NACO Authority File Phase 3 changes
German heading ending in an abbreviated ordinal number:

Germany. Heer. Armee, 12. (n 84093187)
Germany. Heer. Armee, 15. (n 96023236)
etc.

But there are also instances where the number is treated as cardinal:

Germany. Heer. Armee, 10  (nr 92036574)
Germany. Heer. Armee, 16  (no2003129117)
etc.

So we won't solve this by looking at examples.

Stephen


On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 7:51 PM, Ehlert, Mark K. <[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
> From: Program for Cooperative Cataloging [mailto:[log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>] On Behalf Of Frank, Paul
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> The PCC RDA Authorities Phase 3 Task Group has submitted an interim report on it activities to the PoCo.
> The report and accompanying documents written by Gary Strawn, Chair of the TG are available at:
> http://www.loc.gov/aba/pcc/rda/RDA%20Task%20groups%20and%20charges/RDA%20phase%203.%20Report.%20201408.docx


From the report "RDA phase 3: Replace obsolete indicators, and adjust terminal punctuation", the last line reads: "Remove a terminal full stop from the 1XX field if it is preceded by a numeral."  Are there any German-language headings that end with an ordinal number?

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