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Re: Data format version

From: Tim Haynes <thaynes@openlinksw.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 03 Jan 2013 11:55:16 +0000
Message-ID: <50E571A4.7040104@openlinksw.co.uk>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
On 01/02/2013 10:59 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> Was wondering if anyone knew of a predicate that could be used to define
> the data format in a document.
>
> It's not the MIME type, more a level of granularity within a mime type
> to represent certain evolutions of the project.
>
> I've looked at
>
> owl : versionInfo -- but that seems only to apply to ontologies
> doap : version -- but that seems to apply to projects
> http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/pim/doc#version -- seems to be the
> version of the document
>
> What I'm looking for is a string that say the data in the document is of
> a certain kind e.g. opensocial v0.1 vs opensocial v0.2
>
> I know RDF should be perfectly self descriptive, but this will give the
> processor a hint as to what it will find, any bugs etc.

How about
http://dublincore.org/documents/2012/06/14/dcmi-terms/?v=terms#MediaType
or
something in http://www.w3.org/ns/formats/
?

HTH,

~Tim
-- 
Tim Haynes
Product Development Consultant
OpenLink Software
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