[tdwg-tag] GUID and LSID standards

Blum, Stan SBlum at calacademy.org
Fri Mar 16 06:53:04 CET 2012

Unfortunately, the TDWG collaboration infrastructure does not work as it
once did.  It hasn't for more than 3 years.  It is even more unfortunate
that many of the pages critical to facilitating standards development and
dissemination are the broken ones, and we haven't yet been able to figure
out how to override the broken parts.  Something between a significant to
complete replacement is in order.  At the moment, we are trying to explore
our options, but progress is slow as we are all overcommitted with our day

As always, TDWG is open to contributions of all kinds, from suggestions,
to effort, to funding.  We do have modest resources to support the


TDWG Treasurer

On 3/15/12 8:19 PM, "Bob Morris" <morris.bob at gmail.com> wrote:

>lists http://www.tdwg.org/standards/150/download/ as the location of
>the approved standards, but those documents indicate that their status
>is "TDWG Draft Standard"  No doubt those are the drafts that were
>actually approved, but shouldn't the documents be corrected as to
>their status?  Also, it would be far nicer if they were downloadable
>as separate documents. It is clumsy to cite just one of them.
>Speaking of citation, what if all approved standards carried a
>recommended way to cite them?
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