The geeks meet the librarians

Tim Bray: "It’s Time Long past time, in fact, to take the worlds’ OPACs, and especially WorldCat, and build a general-purpose research tool for everybody; with this and Google we would really be covering the bases."

Read the entry to understand what Tim is talking about. One revelation for me: Dublic Core (a significant metadata standard) must refer to Dublin, Ohio, not Dublin, Ireland!