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Re: Recommendations: "Apply library experience" - Antoine?

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 00:14:15 +0200
Message-ID: <4E693E37.1050105@few.vu.nl>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
On 9/8/11 11:02 PM, Tom Baker wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 09:13:33PM +0200, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>>> In the revised sentence [1], you write:
>>>      By curating and maintaining datasets as truly linkable objects...
>>> The datasets themselves are linkable, of course, but isn't the point here about
>>> the "items in" datasets?  Alternatively, it could perhaps be written:
>>>      By curating and maintaining datasets of truly linkable objects...
>>> Tom
>>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_recommendations_page_take2&diff=6309&oldid=6293
>> What I meant was to say that the librarians should *view* the objects in the
>> datasets they curate as truly linkable resources, when they curate them. I.e,
>> also change their methodology (though I've always argue that when tellind
>> that a book is about "Paris", librarians do not only think of a string, they
>> also have the actual city in mind...).
>> So there was a bit more than your proposal. But if that's still unclear, I
>> won't fight for it long :-)
> I understand your point, but the way it is written, it doesn't actually say
> that the _objects_ in the datasets are viewed as truly linkable resources, it
> says that the _datasets themselves_ are linkable.  That's not untrue, but it
> misses the point about the _objects_ being linkable...

"By curating and maintaining as truly linkable objects the resources described within datasets..."?

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