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Dear DDLm group,

As per David's request, will you please indicate whether or not you
support the tag set proposal currently posted at

http://arcib.dowling.edu/~bernsteh/BplusS_DDLm_changes_2Feb11.dic

James.

On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 3:36 AM, David Brown <idbrown@mcmaster.ca> wrote:
> Dear James,
>
> There seems to be general agreement on Herbert's version of the DDLm changes
> to the alias and xref items given at the url in the email below, but we
> should have a vote to formally adopt these changes in the draft DDLm that we
> are evaluating.  Eventually the fully revised DDLm will have to be voted on
> by COMCIFS, but at this stage we need to know that the DDLm discussion group
> is on board so that we can start adapting DDLm CIF dictionaries.  In my
> case, this will require changes to the majority of items in the dictionary
> and I want to make sure that we all agree on how aliases should be presented
> before I start making these changes.
>
> Can you please call for a vote.
>
> David
>
>
>
> Herbert J. Bernstein wrote:
>
> These messages are getting too long.  I have posted the current
> best draft of what I will be using for my own work at
>
> http://arcib.dowling.edu/~bernsteh/BplusS_DDLm_changes_2Feb11.dic
>
> which should be considered a preliminary proposal to COMCIFs
> in support of the development of a DDLm dictionary for
> imgCIF along with a DDLm dictionary for the portion of the
> mmCIF dictionary needed to support imgCIF.
>
> I hope to have practical code using this to demonstrate in Madrid,
> when we can discuss it face-to-face.
> =====================================================
>   Herbert J. Bernstein, Professor of Computer Science
>     Dowling College, Kramer Science Center, KSC 121
>          Idle Hour Blvd, Oakdale, NY, 11769
>
>                   +1-631-244-3035
>                   yaya@dowling.edu
> =====================================================
>
> On Wed, 2 Feb 2011, Bollinger, John C wrote:
>
> On Wednesday, February 02, 2011 11:46 AM, Herbert J. Bernstein wrote:
> [...]
>
> I think the original COMCIFS decision of a global
> name space was a wise choice for the major applications of
> CIF, and would suggest we stick to it for DDLm.
>
> For the record, lest it be obscured by the volume of rhetoric, none of
> the name space issues I have raised in this discussion of DDLm aliases
> should be construed as advocacy for COMCIFS changing policy on naming,
> prefixes, etc..  The introduction of DDLm is no justification for such a
> disruptive move.  All I ask the group to consider is whether DDLm should
> provide for cases where COMCIFS policy is not observed.
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> John
>
> --
> John C. Bollinger, Ph.D.
> Department of Structural Biology
> St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
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