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Re: Disjointedness of FRBR classes

From: Jon Phipps <jonphipps@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:39:27 -0400
Message-Id: <6B67420E-9FB0-4DBF-B382-59EF9233D081@gmail.com>
Cc: Ross Singer <ross.singer@talis.com>, Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>, "public-lld@w3.org" <public-lld@w3.org>
To: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Tom, 

This is basically how I view FRBR. And 'bundles of statements' doesn't necessarily translate nicely into entities, classes, or even objects. Without those, disjointness doesn't really seem to be much of an issue. 

Jon

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On 2011-10-26, at 7:16 PM, Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de> wrote:

> If Work and Expression were considered "points of view", at different levels of
> abstraction, for describing a resource, then the utility of FRBR could lie in
> the way FRBR prescribes conventions for bundling particular sets of statements
> about a resource into separate graphs.  If the bundle of statements
> conventionally made for Works, and the bundle of statements conventionally made
> for Expressions, were followed with reasonable consistency, they could help
> distribute the maintenance of the set of information held in legacy catalog
> records to multiple agencies.  This is a _practical_ benefit.
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