[tdwg-tag] namespaces

Gail E. Kampmeier gkamp at illinois.edu
Mon Nov 15 20:05:55 CET 2010

audc (one more letter, but first three of Audubon), can appeal to the quirky (hear "odd"); also remind one of 
another media resource, "audio;" and get away from the beginning of the alphabet.

Just thoughts

---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 12:44:02 -0500
>From: Bob Morris <morris.bob at gmail.com>  
>Subject: Re: [tdwg-tag] namespaces  
>To: Gregor Hagedorn <g.m.hagedorn at gmail.com>
>Cc: gkamp at illinois.edu, José Cuadra (GBIF) <jcuadra at gbif.org>, Greg Riccardi <griccardi at fsu.edu>, 
Annette L Olson <alolson at usgs.gov>, "Vishwas Chavan (GBIF)" <vchavan at gbif.org>, Chris Freeland 
<chris.freeland at mobot.org>, tdwg-tag at tdwg.org
>Much as I would love to be the convenor of mrmd, I must concede that
>Audubon Core has way more marketability.
>Two issues then arise: 1. An acronym for use in name spaces and
>communication; 2. the need(?) for a word to replace "core" in
>describing the most important terms in the proposed standard, and
>which are the ones we suggest are the minimal set that implementers of
>consuming software should be prepared to handle gracefully. Audubon
>Core Core sounds silly and confusing to me.
>As to 1., I somewhat favor some form of adbn. Or if we must end it in
>"c" and can't tolerate adbnc, then maybe adnc (resp. AdnC).
>As to 2, I have no suggestion
>On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 9:49 AM, Gregor Hagedorn <g.m.hagedorn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Audubon Core.
>> (and the abbreviation could be AC)
>> Gregor
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