BODDS Re: Name for the standard
Karen E. Medina
kmedina at ALEXIA.LIS.UIUC.EDU
Wed Sep 10 17:47:12 CEST 2003
BODDS -Biological Ontological Descriptive Data Standard. It sounds kinda
sexy when you say BODDS outloud. Or very juvenile. Or both.
I'd kinda liked the idea of doing something in latin.
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Kevin Thiele wrote:
> Jim your skills are wasted. Get a real job!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jim Croft" <jrc at ANBG.GOV.AU>
> To: <TDWG-SDD at LISTSERV.NHM.KU.EDU>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 10, 2003 7:46 AM
> Subject: Re: Name for the standard
> > >How about BIODDS - BIOlogical Descriptive Data Standard?
> > or BDDS...
> > but the data is probably a given in this day and age so we could get away
> > with BDS...
> > ....
> > but most people would probably refer to it as the 'BD standard' so we
> > shorten it further to BD...
> > and if we do the job properly and at the right level there is no reason
> > it needs to be restricted to biology, so it could be the D standard... or
> > or Descriptive Ontology Integrating Taxonomy: DO IT
> > Got it! ... Descriptive Environment for Large Taxonomic Arrays...
> > now, where did I put those pills...
> > jim
> > ~ Jim Croft ~ jrc at anbg.gov.au ~ 02-62465500 ~ www.anbg.gov.au/jrc/ ~
Karen E Medina
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