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I think these answer your queries about Australian Government Locator Service (AGLS) metadata Mike [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

From: Karna O'Dea <Karna.O'Dea@naa.gov.au>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 06:13:56 +0000
To: "Michael[tm] Smith" <mike@w3.org>
CC: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>
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Hi Mike


The Australian Government Locator Service  (AGLS) metadata scheme is an Australian  extensible scheme which  builds on  Dublin Core (DC) metadata

In HTML

AGLS terms are expressed as meta name="AGLSTERMS.availability"  whilst DC terms are expressed as meta name="DCTERMS.title"


*         This  provides  the  details of the  Australian Government Locator  Service Standard
Australian Government Locator  Service Standard



*         So, is there actual user documentation for those terms somewhere? Something that explains how to use the terms in HTML documents?

These should  sufficient to explain how to express AGLS in html
AGLS Metadata Standard: Australian Government Implementation Manual (pdf, 1..1MB)<http://www.naa.gov.au/Images/AGLS%20Manual%203%2E0%20-%20most%20recent%20revision%2030%20September%202011_tcm16-49605.pdf>

AGLS Metadata Standard: Part 2 - Usage Guide<http://www.agls.gov.au/pdf/AGLS%20Metadata%20Standard%20Part%202%20Usage%20Guide.PDF>


Karna O'Dea
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Government Information Assurance and Policy
National Archives of Australia
Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes ACT 2600
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Hi Karna,



Karna O'Dea <Karna.O'Dea@naa.gov.au>, 2013-10-15 04:43 +0000:



> We have listed all the  Australian Government Locator Service (AGLS)

> metadata properties on the  MetaExtensions

> wiki<http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/MetaExtensions> as proposals for

> validation into HTML5.



I see a bunch of AGLSTERMS.* values there, with the "Link to specification"

column for each listed with a link to a table in the document at this URL:



  Properties in the dcterms and aglsterms namespaces

  http://www.agls.gov.au/documents/aglsterms/#DCAGLSNamespaces



But I can't find anything in that agls.gov.au document that says anything about prefixing the values with "AGLSTERMS." Instead for each it just says, e.g., "Term Name: act".



And it lists some of them as "URI: http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/terms/*" and others as "URI: http://purl.org/dc/terms/*". So how are readers of that document supposed to figure out that they need to prefix those terms with "AGLSTERMS." when they use them? And if some of those terms are are "dcterms", why are those listed on http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/MetaExtensions

with the prefix "AGLSTERMS." instead of "DCTERMS."?



And how are users supposed to figure out that they can use those as values for the "name" attribute of the HTML <meta> element?



In trying to find documentation for users on how to use those terms, I tried following the "aglsterms" link in the title of the "Properties in the dcterms and aglsterms namespaces" table, which takes me to this URL:



  http://www.agls.gov.au/agls/



....but that's a blank page.



So, is there actual user documentation for those terms somewhere? Something that explains how to use the terms in HTML documents?



> However  none of these metadata properties validate in your W3C markup

> validation service. We wondered if the  issue is because  the W3C

> validator has not  been updated and has not been programmed to accept

> the AGLSTERMS metadata properties as specified at

> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/MetaExtensions .. Can the  validator

> either be updated or can you please give us an explanation of why

> these terms are not being accepted.



They are not being accepted because I've not added support to the validator for them yet. And I've not added support to the validator for them because the HTML spec requires that anything that gets added must have a specification/documentation that defines how users can use them in HTML documents. And I've not yet been able to find any actual user documentation for them.



  --Mike



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