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RE: Namespace evolution.

From: schwaenzl <Roland.Schwaenzl@mathematik.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2000 14:20:53 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <200010161220.OAA22372@scarlett.mathematik.Uni-Osnabrueck.DE>
To: siglun@gungner.lub.lu.se, thomas.baker@gmd.de
Cc: lisrmh@ukoln.ac.uk, sugimoto@ulis.ac.jp, jason@injektilo.org, www-rdf-interest@w3.org

Dear Tom, 

there seems a loop hole in your proposal: 

In case you allow DEFINITIONS - that is semantics - to be changed, how can you 
understand a specific record using such a name space? 
How can you know the semantically validating definition of a tag in a record - 



Cheers
rs


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> On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Sigfrid Lundberg, Lub NetLab wrote:
> > On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Jason Diamond wrote:
> > > I just found this document, "Using Dublin Core in XML" [1], also a Working
> > > Draft but much more recent, that uses http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ as
> > > the namespace. Thanks in advance to everyone who was going to point that
> > > out. I still don't like the fact that it's version dependant.
> > 
> > Neither do I. Again, if you want to influence the development of these
> > documents, turn to the DCMI itself. 
> 
> Shigeo Sugimoto, his colleagues, and I just finished a short paper
> discussing some versioning requirements and alternative ways to version
> the Dublin Core. We also come down in favor of version-independent
> namespace and element names.  At the same time, we suggest some
> mechanisms for helping developers or archivists specify or reconstruct
> the exact state of namespaces and definitions as of a particular date.
> 
> We "very soon now" wanted to turn this paper into a strawman for
> discussion on the mailing list of the DCMI Registry Working Group
> (http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/dc-registry/join.html) and welcome
> anyone from this list to join.  I would be happy to share this paper
> with anyone in the meantime.
> 
> Tom
> 
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