I think it makes sense to have some capability for a user to mark processed miniSEED in such a way that it could be distinguished from the raw data delivered by a data center. The potential for confusing original, raw miniSEED with something we at the IRIS DMC are concerned with and this might help.
Some wording like "The U quality indicator is intended for use only by end-data users and is generally not archived at or distributed from data centers." might help clarify the scope of its usage.
On Aug 11, 2016, at 12:42 PM, Chad Trabant <chad<at>iris.washington.edu> wrote:
Change proposal #2 to the 2016-3-30 straw man (iteration 1) is attached: Add U to Quality Indicator for user modified data.
Please use this thread to provide your feedback on this proposal by Wednesday August 24th.
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