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Comment #00262 - Typo in description of Mixed Citation - z39.96-2012.pdf

Comment 262
Addressed (Unresolved)
ANSI/NISO Z39.96-2012, JATS: Journal Article Tag Suite (version 1.0) (Revision 0)
Comment Submitted by
B. Tommie Usdin
2013-05-13 13:44:45
An anonymous contributor says:

I'm writing to make you aware of a potential error. In the description for Mixed Citation, the paragraph that starts with "Historical Note:" refers to JATS 3.0 - Shouldn't it be JATS 1.0?


Note from Tommie: I think this is an error, but the correction should not be to make this JATS 1.0, it should be to make it clear that this was pre-NISO JATS 3.0, or perhaps NLM/JATS 3.0. I agree that this is confusing and think we should probably clarify all references to prior versions.
Submitter Proposed Solution
Jeffrey Beck
2013-11-27 10:58:27

Thank you for your comment. The JATS Standing Committe has addressed your request. Non-normative supporting materials including schemas with these additions in place should be available soon.

The Standing Committee's recommendation is:

The NLM DTD/JATS version numbering is complicated and confusing. In the text of the JATS documentation,
all references to previous versions of the JATS or NLM DTDs will be replaced with text similar to “in previous
versions of this Tag Set”.