Re: bibliographic issues

From: Eric Miller <>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 11:12:06 -0400

On Aug 2, 2005, at 10:40 AM, Bruce D'Arcus wrote:

> On Aug 2, 2005, at 10:22 AM, Matthew Cockerill wrote:
>> for practical purposes we don't really need to solve every nuance
>> of name representation - just to be able to fit in well with
>> existing academic citation practice.
> On this, the example that I gave of transliteration is both a
> general problem, and one specific to citations. I've talked to
> scholars of Japanese history who are required to include both
> original and transliterated names and titles in their citations.
> This is common in any citations that cross scripts.

Solutions for 'english only' are a non-starter. I'm curious if you
think the following example would capture these requirements.

<foaf:Person rdf:about = "&foo;">
   <foaf:name xml:lang="jp">杉本重雄</foaf:name>
   <foaf:name>Shigeo Sugimoto</foaf:name>

eric miller                    
semantic web activity lead     
w3c world wide web consortium  
Received on Tue Aug 02 2005 - 15:08:42 EDT

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