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Re: context of dc:identifier

From: Bruce D'Arcus <bdarcus@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 11:32:07 -0400
Message-Id: <9462cb78424579ed4e685f825e680c18@gmail.com>
Cc: Reto Bachmann-Gmür <rbg@talis.com>, <semantic-web@w3.org>
To: "Hammond, Tony" <t.hammond@nature.com>


On Sep 3, 2007, at 11:09 AM, Hammond, Tony wrote:

> Note that Adobe's XMP spec (which profiles RDF/XML) deprecates use of
> dc:identifier precisely because of lack of context. Instead it is
> recommended to use xmp:Identifier (a Bag) and to qualify with  
> xmpidq:Scheme.

When I asked a question related to this on the DCMI architecture list,  
I got the suggestion to use a datatype to indicate the context; for  
example:

<dcterms:identifier
rdf:datatype="http://purl.org/dc/terms/URI">info:doi/10.1038/ 
nature06065.f1</dcterms:identifier>

See:

<http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A2=ind0705&L=dc- 
architecture&T=0&F=&S=&P=2483>

Bruce
Received on Monday, 3 September 2007 15:30:53 UTC

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