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Re: Institution as an Assertor

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 19:04:48 +0200
To: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>, "Carlos Iglesias" <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>, public-wai-ert@w3.org
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On Fri, 23 Sep 2005 16:55:01 +0200, Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com> wrote:

> "Carlos Iglesias" <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>
>>> I agree, ... foaf:Agent was the solution
>> The problem I see is that the status of foaf:Agent is declared as
>> unstable
> We need to put more pressure on the FOAF folk to update their  
> unstable/testing etc.

I agree. (after I send this I will go put some direct pressure on, since  
the relevant person is in the next room)

foaf:Agent is, I think, pretty stable in practice - that is the use  
pattern is sufficiently common that changing it would be a bad idea, and  
sufficiently interoperable that it is usable as is.

>> ...What about dc:creator and dc:contributor?
> These suffer the same problems...
> So that's my problem with dc properties, they're only any use for  
> showing to a user, they're not any use for processing.

Again, I agree.



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