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Re: "scheme" attribute of META element

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 06:48:29 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Chabot, Elliot" <Elliot.Chabot@mail.house.gov>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0905070646380.7824@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 6 May 2009, Chabot, Elliot wrote:
> 
> The XHTML/XHTML implementation of the Dublin Core metadata standard 
> makes use of the "scheme" attribute.  For instance,
> 
> 		<link rel="schema.DC" href="http://purl.org/DC/elements/1.1/" /> 
> 		<link rel="schema.DCTERMS" href="http://purl.org/DC/TERMS/" />
> 
> 		<meta name="DC.subject.classification" scheme="DCTERMS.LCSH" content="United States. Congress" />
> 		<meta name="DC.subject.classification" scheme="DCTERMS.LCC" content="JK1021" />
> 		<meta name="DC.subject.classification" scheme="DCTERMS.DDC" content="328" />
> 
> identifies a document as falling under the Library of Congress Subject
> Heading "United States. Congress", with a Library of Congress
> Classification Number of "JK1021", and a Dewey Decimal Classification
> Number of "328".
> 
> At the U.S. House of Representatives, we have been using Dublin Core
> since 2005 as part of our efforts to promote web standards compliance.

Can you elaborate on this? What software do you use to actually consume 
this data? Is this internal data or is it published on the Web?

Cheers,
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