[tdwg-tag] Audubon Core namespace [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Paul Murray pmurray at bigpond.com
Mon Nov 29 13:30:32 CET 2010

On 29/11/2010, at 2:12 PM, Gail E. Kampmeier wrote:

> The reason behind choosing the name Audubon Core was not just the subject matter (eco covers just 
> about everything we do with biodiversity), but  it salutes a very famous and prolific illustrator and 
> publicizer of natural history illustrations.  The thought followed the tribute to Darwin in the Darwin Core.  
> The name Audubon should pop up prominently and provide the opportunity for a nice story in tribute for 
> this standard for sharing "biodiversity multimedia resources and collections."

Ah - I was thinking of the Audubon Society, not the man himself.

Perhaps jjac.tdwg.org, for "John James Audubon"? The vocabulary itself would still be called "Audubon Core" for simplicity.

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