Thank you, Rebecca - I will edit the report as you suggest.
On Wed, Nov 10, 2004 at 04:48:14PM -0500, Rebecca Guenther wrote:
> After meeting with OCLC staff (Eric Childress and Diane
> Vizine-Goetz) about an info scheme that LC and OCLC are collaborating on
> (for "knowledge organization schemes"), I thought that it would be
> worthwhile to explain more thoroughly to NLM what the various options
> are for identifying the NLM classification scheme. In keeping with some of
> our discussions about endorsing non-DCMI encoding schemes, it might be
> better not to do a proposal for a dcterms URI. I plan to go visit with
> them and discuss the options. So, I would change this to something like:
> * Agreed we will, in principle, accept a proposal for
> 'NLM' as a vocabulary encoding scheme with a DCTERMS URI if that is
> NLM's preference after further discussion of the options
> * If NLM defined in dcterms after consultation, expectation that this will
> be the last proposal to assign a DCMI URI to an external vocabulary.
> In other words, tone it down a bit, since that might not be the outcome.
> One other issue: I'm not sure whether we would use "NLM" or "NLMC"; that
> would need to be discussed with them.
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2004, Thomas Baker wrote:
> > Future term proposal: NLM
> > -- http://dublincore.org/usage/meetings/2004/10/ISSUES/nlm/
> > * Agreed we will, in principle, accept a proposal for
> > 'NLM' as a vocabulary encoding scheme with a DCTERMS URI
> > * Expectation that this will be the last proposal to
> > assign a DCMI URI to an external vocabulary.
> > * Need to develop a policy, process, mechanism and
> > documentation for endorsing non-DCMI encoding scheme URIs
> > (same endorsement mechanism as for endorsing non-DCMI
> > properties) and develop guidelines to help external
> > organisations/people declare URIs for non-DCMI vocabulary
> > encoding schemes (to note that preference is for owners
> > to declare URIs for their own vocabularies). Note impact
> > on status of 'Registered' in current UB Process document.
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