Note to self

Do not work on your cataloging homework if your brain has ended up on the “religion” setting. You will find the fact that the Dublin Core documentation officially refers to the author/illustrater/composer/etc as the “Creator”, and that it is moreover always capitalized, distractingly entertaining. Though there still hasn’t been anything to beat the first day of class’s “You should always try to maintain the original order established by the creator” for “cataloging lesson most likely to be confused for religious doctrine”.

Error message when filling in the DC template: “There are no more Creator fields available. Please ask your Administrator if you need more.”

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4 Responses so far »

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    tirerim said,

    There should be more religions with librarian gods.

  2. 2

    limesarah said,

    Yeah, that’s what Ben said. I see a definite unfilled theological niche here.

  3. 3

    debka_notion said,

    Is it a problem that I wanted to take your computer messages and assign them to a particular biblical author/authorial school (for those who believe in something other than direct dictation by G-d to Moses)? “You should always try to maintain the original order established by the creator” just sounds so much like P…

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    limesarah said,

    *grins* That one was actually our professor, not the computer. It’s also somehow funnier in her adorable New Zealand accent…


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