One of my hopes for linked data is that it will take much of the sting out there having to be a single correct or preferred heading with qualifications added to the names themselves to distinguish between identities, although I also thought the move would come sooner with RDA using identifiers that aren’t name strings.






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From: Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Young,Jeff (OR)
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Subject: Re: [BIBFRAME] Local practices


I think this is why BIBFRAME is generally thought of as an "exchange format" rather than as "linked data". The former assumes an idealistic consistency that the latter does not.



On Sep 21, 2015, at 5:28 PM, Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:


With locally namespaced predicates and classes? :)



On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 4:02 PM, J. McRee Elrod <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

How would Bibframe and linked data cope with local requirements?



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