[WikiEN-l] A much neglected aspect of quality - Bibliographies
blanketfort at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 06:18:03 UTC 2007
On 6/30/07, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
> quiddity wrote:
> >My recommendation (made somewhere, a while ago), is that
> >"Bibliography" be recommended (as part of the MoS) only as a term for
> >a subject's personal/collaborative works, along the lines of
> >"Filmography" and "Discography".
> This is contrary to the way that the term is normally understood in the
> rest of the world.
It's only contrary to ''one'' of the ways it is understood...
Tradition doesn't have to smite common-sense ''every'' time! Look,
it's so elegant and logical ^_^
Biography - Bibliography, Discography, Filmography
It would be similarly confusing to use "Discography", as it applies in
its alternate meanings
(http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=discography), for such
things as a list of "Further listening" or 'subject-primer-material',
in a broad topic like [[Dixieland]] (which actually has the expansive
[[List of Dixieland standards]]), such as this thread was originally
[with apologies and a wine disclaimer. Happy Canada Day!)
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