The Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (as they will be known) had a meeting last month in Ottawa and the minutes and such are now available on their web site: Outcomes of the Meeting of the Joint Steering Committee Held in Ottawa, Canada, 16-20 April 2007. One of the outcomes is that they’re going to change their name. The committee is made up of cataloguers, and it’s amusing to wonder what implications of this action, cataloguing-wise, ran through their minds as they decided to change the name of their corporate body. Well, it’s somewhat amusing. I grant you it’s not as funny as the one about the man from Madras.
The meeting happened before the RDA/Dublin Core get-together in London and it mentions some preparation for that, along with much else.