Re: Location marker

Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it
Wed, 20 Aug 1997 01:43:20 +0200 (MET DST)


From: Dirk.vanGulik@jrc.it
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 1997 01:43:20 +0200 (MET DST)
To: Peter Flynn <pflynn@imbolc.ucc.ie>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
In-Reply-To: <199708192320.AAA02799@imbolc.ucc.ie>
Message-Id: <Pine.GSO.3.95q.970820014208.3076C-100000@elect6.jrc.it>
Subject: Re: Location marker

On 20 Aug 1997, Peter Flynn wrote:

>     <META NAME="DC.coverage.placeName" CONTENT="Chicago, USA">
> 
> Placenames I understand. What is the implication of "coverage"?
> Sounds like it's gone all domain-specific (marketing?) which is
> probably not a good idea. Or is this one of those word with a
> different UK/GB meaning?
> 
Well it is defined quite exacting (and similar) in varous meta data
standards, in particular in the library world and by the GIS people.
The above is form the Dublin Core spec.

Have a look at the DublinCore (DC) specification (see URL http:> ///Peter
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