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

From: Smith, Kevin, \(R&D\) VF-Group <Kevin.Smith@vodafone.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2008 16:31:06 +0200
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To: "Scheppe, Kai-Dietrich" <k.scheppe@telekom.de>, "Phil Archer" <parcher@icra.org>, "Public POWDER" <public-powderwg@w3.org>

+1 from me... 

-----Original Message-----
From: public-powderwg-request@w3.org
[mailto:public-powderwg-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Scheppe,
Kai-Dietrich
Sent: 08 July 2008 14:34
To: Phil Archer; Public POWDER
Subject: RE: PROPOSED RESOLUTION: use dcterms for the maker element and
rename to creator


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/
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
Received on Tuesday, 8 July 2008 14:32:12 GMT

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