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Re: identifier or dc:URI?

From: Shadi Abou-Zahra <shadi@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 08:14:28 +0200
Message-ID: <449A3544.4090802@w3.org>
To: Carlos Iglesias <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>
Cc: public-wai-ert@w3.org


Carlos Iglesias wrote:
> The only problem I see is that identifiers are supposed to be
> unambiguous, and a build or version number (or a checksum) is not

Right. We do not have IDs for earl:Software so using dc:identifier is probably not a good idea. We already have dc:title, dc:description, and dct:hasVersion. We should find something that describes the home page for the software, I imagine FOAF or VCard may be more appropriate than dc:URI.

What about earl:WebContent? dc:identifier seems to be more stable than dc:URI. It is also generic enough that we could consider it as optional properties for earl:TestSubject and/or earl:Assertor classes too. Any thoughts on this?


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