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Re: Non- and Partial-FRBR Metadata

From: Thomas Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 17:11:50 -0400
To: Ross Singer <ross.singer@talis.com>
Cc: "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>, public-lld <public-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20100927211150.GA2340@octavius>
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 12:05:21PM -0400, Ross Singer wrote:
> My personal opinion is that any RDF representation of FRBR, owing to
> RDF's open world assumption, should be able to account for any entity
> being missing from the initial point of modeling -- if all you "know"
> about is the Item and the Work (or Expression or whatever), then we
> should be able to go with that and patch in the blank holes later.

Out of last week's thread on FRBR, I think this is the key point.
If we try to distill general issues in Pittsburgh, this should be
one of them.


Thomas Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>
Received on Monday, 27 September 2010 21:12:36 UTC

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