Fw: Erzgebirgisch Classification Question

John Cowan cowan at ccil.org
Wed Mar 26 16:58:57 CET 2008

Peter Constable scripsit:

> > 639-2's job is not to "confirm" 639-3.  It is to provide a useful
> > subset
> Lest someone infer that you consider 639-3 and 639-5 not to be useful,
> let me suggest different wording: a subset considered useful for
> certain application scenarios or user communities -- e.g. MARC adopts
> the 639-2 subset for its purposes.


No,  John.  I want formats that are actually       John Cowan
useful, rather than over-featured megaliths that   http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
address all questions by piling on ridiculous      cowan at ccil.org
internal links in forms which are hideously
over-complex. --Simon St. Laurent on xml-dev

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