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RE: PROPOSED RESOLUTION: use dcterms for the maker element and rename to creator

From: Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich <k.scheppe@telekom.de>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 15:33:38 +0200
Message-ID: <398533C370C23441981074C456AA3BDD031DB7B7@QEO00226.de.t-online.corp>
To: "Phil Archer" <parcher@icra.org>, "Public POWDER" <public-powderwg@w3.org>

Hi 

+1 for the resolution and also a question:  Why don't we allow both FOAF
and DC?

-- Kai 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-powderwg-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-powderwg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Phil Archer
> Sent: Tuesday, July 08, 2008 3:01 PM
> To: Public POWDER
> Subject: PROPOSED RESOLUTION: use dcterms for the maker 
> element and rename to creator
> 
> 
> Following my exchange with Dan Bri just now [1], I'd like to 
> propose that we change the name of the POWDER <maker> element 
> to <creator> and change the transform so that this becomes 
> <dcterms:creator>.
> 
> Note that the legacy (and commonly seen) dc:creator just 
> takes a string whereas dcterms:creator has the range of dcterms:Agent.
> 
> This does not prevent using FOAF terms within a dcterms:Agent 
> class (which is good because FOAF has some very useful terms 
> already) but it does eliminate POWDER's formal dependence on FOAF.
> 
> We can consider the resolution properly next week at the f2f 
> but if there are any comments ahead of that, please speak up.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Phil.
> 
> 
> [1]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-powderwg/2008Jul/0028.html
> onwards
> 
> --
> Phil Archer
> Chief Technical Officer,
> Family Online Safety Institute
> w. http://www.fosi.org/people/philarcher/
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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