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Re: Common Tag - semantic tagging convention

From: Rob Styles <rob.styles@talis.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 11:55:12 +0100
Message-ID: <6A6D783E-0230-4CE9-863A-B2C3A64B8CC2@talis.com>
To: "Danny Ayers" <danny.ayers@gmail.com>, <public-lod@w3.org>, "Bernard Vatant" <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>, François Dongier <francois.dongier@gmail.com>, "Andraz Tori" <andraz@zemanta.com>
On 18 Jun 2009, at 11:48, Danny Ayers wrote:

> 2009/6/18 Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>:
>
>> - The date seems to me a very important piece of information, in  
>> particular
>> if you look at tags from the vocabulary management, and/or search  
>> engines
>> viewpoint. First, labels change more often than concepts, and  
>> second, a
>> search engine would be happy to leverage on date information to  
>> show trendy
>> concepts and tags. Which concepts were used as tag today or in the  
>> past
>> week/month/year.
>> - And to follow François, I'm very surprised not to find any  
>> "taggedBy"
>> property in the vocabulary.
>
> I'm won over by the arguments for offering support for the date,  
> but...
>
>> That said, why not use simply dc:creator and dc:date to this effect?
>
> Right. dc:date would seem a good choice, though I reckon foaf:maker
> might be a better option than dc:creator as the object is a resource
> (a foaf:Agent) rather than a literal. While it's likely to mean an
> extra node in many current scenarios, it offers significantly more
> prospect for linking data (and less ambiguity).

dcterms:creator would also allow for use of a resource. Bibliontology  
uses dcterms over dc.

rob

>
> btw, has anyone had chance to revisit the mappings?
>
> Cheers,
> Danny.
>
> -- 
> http://danny.ayers.name
>

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