[Koha] Koha Community Events
jmf at liblime.com
Thu Jul 17 12:06:59 NZST 2008
On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 1:54 PM, Bigwood, David <bigwood at lpi.usra.edu> wrote:
> The MARC Community information format is separate from the MARC
> bibliographic format, the MARC authority format, and the MARC holdings
> format. So it is not part of a MARC record, but could be the schema used
> to create a MARC record. It never caught-on but still is a valid format.
> There are fields not available in the other formats. For instance, 312
> Equipment available. You can check it out at:
> GILS (Government/General? Information Locator Service) was another
> format for the same type of data. That was widely adopted, but seems to
> have passed out of favor. For marking up Web pages there is the hCal
> microformat. That is gaining some traction. Not sure what folks are
> doing for something that requires a richer format.
> I don't ever recall hearing that Koha could handle the MARC Community
> Information format. That's not to say it can't, though.
I think the only thing holding us back would be someone taking the time
to develop a framework for this standard.
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