Planetary Data System
Engineering Node

PDS3 Standards: Individual Issue

SCR 3-1005: Change to REFERENCE_DESC

Priority: high

Problem Summary: We are encountering references with excessive numbers of authors and we request a change to the REFERENCE_DESC standard to make the references more readily usable.

Working group: M. A'Hearn (lead)

Originator: M. A'Hearn

Standards Change Request:

Version Date Author(s) Format Note
1 2004-05-25 M. A'Hearn TEXT
2 2005-06-01 M. A'Hearn TEXT


Supplementary Material:


Status Task ResponsibleParty Response
SUBMITTED 2004-05-25
APPROVED 2005-06-01
TEST_RELEASE 2006-03-21
RELEASED 2006-03-29


With a quorum of nodes represented, the tech group voted at the June 1, 2005 Standards Telecon to RECOMMEND version 2 of the SCR, by a vote of 8-0-2. The tech group recommended approval by the System Engineer in lieu of a full MC vote.

Node Representative Version 2
ATM Lyle Huber1 yes
EN Elizabeth Rye / Steve Hughes yes
GEO Susie Slavney yes
IMG Patty Garcia yes
NAIF not present
PPI Steve Joy yes
RINGS Mitch Gordon yes
RS Dick Simpson yes
SBN Anne Raugh yes
EN-ML n/a n/a
1Yes vote submitted via email on version 1 before telecon; follow-up email confirmed vote on version 2.