Has anybody, other than libraries - or, specifically, library cataloguers - 
adopted, or plan to adopt RDA? Google? Amazon????
As a secondary question; if all the people mwho think that they understand RDA 
were to disappear overnight ..... would anybody be able to "learn" RDA from 
> Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:16:33 +0100
> From: e...@biblio.tu-bs.de
> Subject: Re: [RDA-L] RDA Toolkit Price Change
> Am 23.11.2013 17:55, schrieb Melissa Powell:
> > ...  There is no 'choice', the rules have
> > changed.
> They *got* changed.
> >  This is the first step to compliance with the rest of the
> > information industry.
> >
> Really? Has anyone out there in the industry even noticed?
> What *might* get noticed is a change in communication formats,
> but not in rules.
> As Mac and James indicated, there *are* choices. These will likely
> be taken, to varying degrees, by those who see no choice but
> to avoid compliance.
> And the result will be more variety in the local systems and,
> very likely, in OCLC data as well. How does that bode for
> interoperability? This could have been avoided if access to the rules
> were free or not much more expensive than with AACR.
> RDA *might* become a success, but not in the way the access to
> it is now prohibitively expensive for too many libraries. Not
> to speek of other communities. Or are there many registered
> and paying users now who are not libraries?
> RDA will not be a success for reasons James has listed, but
> certainly not because of the text being monopolized. This
> is incompatible with the ideals of libraries.
> B.Eversberg

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