Waiting for RDA

Well, November 3rd has come and gone, and the week of November 3rd is coming to a close and still no sign of RDA.  This is good because my schedule is pretty packed lately and this delay helps me manage my commitments.  On the other hand I’m looking forward to seeing the final draft especially if the web-based proto-type comes along with it.  Once we get a chance to see RDA in its native digital environment I think the potential value of this as a new tool for bibliographic control will become clearer.  If we just get another wack of paper its going to be difficult and tedious to review it properly.  I’m hopeful, but I can’t help feeling a bit like Estrogan and Vladimir in Samuel Beckett’s, Waiting for Godot, waiting for that something that never shows up.  Let’s get on with it!  🙂