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Re: How to represent metadata in/alongside documents

From: Frank Manola <fmanola@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 09:19:03 -0400
Message-ID: <409A3B47.30105@acm.org>
To: info@oilit.com
Cc: www-rdf-interest@w3.org

The "myDoc.rdf" approach works in the general case.  For examples, the 
RDF spec documents at http://www.w3.org/RDF/ have links (at the bottom 
of the documents) to .rdf files containing dublin core (and other) 
metadata (although each document uses the same filename, "metadata.rdf", 
rather than a document-specific filename).  In the case of pdf 
documents, Adobe's XMP (http://www.adobe.com/products/xmp/main.html) 
could be used to embed the metadata in the document itself.


Neil McNaughton wrote:

> What is the current thinking on how to represent metadata associated with a
> document - Given three cases 'myDoc.doc', 'myDof.pdf' or 'myDoc.html', Do
> you put some rdf with dublin core metadata in a separate file 'myDoc.rdf'
> Any examples of usage and formats this way or otherwise?
> Neil McNaughton
> Editor - Oil IT Journal
> http://www.oilit.com 
Received on Thursday, 6 May 2004 09:21:24 UTC

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