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From: Walter Ian Kaye <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 1998 12:56:06 -0800
Message-Id: <v0313033db2724b913fac@[]>
To: www-html@w3.org
At 12:10p -0800 11/13/98, Kjetil Kjernsmo wrote:

>It seems like the conclusion for RDF is that it should be kept in external
>files. Obviously, much of the metadata of a site will be something valid
>for an entire site or at least for a group of documents, and for that
>kind of data, an external file is great. However, some information will
>vary from document to document, and creating an external metadata
>file for each document would be rather bothersome to me.

From my experience with MCF (and RDF is supposed to be a superset of
functionality), a single file can hold different metadata for different
documents. What led you to the conclusion that it cannot?
It's hierarchical.

>My site(s) aren't
>huge, but I have not found any authoring tools I like, so I do everything
>by hand (except for a few things I do with tools I wrote myself).

Same here. :-)

>I think
>it is limited how many files I can have in a directory before it gets too
>chaotic, so increasing the number of files by a factor of 2 is not a
>good thing.

See above.

 whose .mcf file is woefully out of sync (like my other site maps)
 gotta update that stuff someday soon...
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