[Crm-sig] [Frbr-crm] use of single and double quotes in the text of FRBRoo

Christian-Emil Ore c.e.s.ore at edd.uio.no
Mon Nov 3 13:10:47 EET 2008


I follow Stephen.
Chr-Emil

On 01.11.2008 21:20, Stephen Stead wrote:
> 1] Yes let's keep using single quotes for this
> 2] Yes let's keep doing this where we need to, to avoid confusion
> 3] I vote for italics only
> Rgds
> SdS
> 
> Stephen Stead
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> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: crm-sig-bounces at ics.forth.gr [mailto:crm-sig-bounces at ics.forth.gr] On
> Behalf Of Chryssoula Bekiari
> Sent: 30 October 2008 16:41
> To: frbr-crm at ics.forth.gr; crm-sig at ics.forth.gr
> Subject: [Crm-sig] use of single and double quotes in the text of FRBRoo
> 
> Dear All
> 
> In the last meeting of CRM and FRBR in Crete, comments made by  
> reviewers of FRBRoo about the use of double quotes. Trying to describe 
> general rules for the use of double and single quotes we find the 
> following cases:
> 
> 1. When we want to make reference to the word itself  rather than the 
> meaning we enclose the word in single quotes. E.g. The word 'greywacke' 
> has had a number of different definitions.
> 
> 2. double quotation marks may be used to indicate an informal name or 
> term. E.g. The  "lower member" consists of sandstone with minor shale
> 
> 3. Single quotation marks or italics may be used for titles
> 
> In any case the use of quotation marks for informal terms should be 
> reduced to the absolute minimum. However in the ISO text of CRM all 
> appellations are in double quotes.
> 
> Please comment and vote
> 
> 
> Regards
> 
> Chryssoula
>  
> 
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