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RE: identifier or dc:URI?

From: Carlos Iglesias <carlos.iglesias@fundacionctic.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Jun 2006 12:54:07 +0200
Message-ID: <09700B613C4DD84FA9F2FEA5218828190120146D@ayalga.fundacionctic.org>
To: "Shadi Abou-Zahra" <shadi@w3.org>
Cc: <public-wai-ert@w3.org>



> > 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.

Maybe foaf:homepage could be a good candidate.
> 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?

The question is: 

Could we consider the URI as an identifier due to content negotiation? (as defined at dc: an unambiguous reference)
If not I think we shouldn't use dc:identifier



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