Re: Common Tag - semantic tagging convention

On 18 Jun 2009, at 11:48, Danny Ayers wrote:

> 2009/6/18 Bernard Vatant <>:
>> - The date seems to me a very important piece of information, in  
>> particular
>> if you look at tags from the vocabulary management, and/or search  
>> engines
>> viewpoint. First, labels change more often than concepts, and  
>> second, a
>> search engine would be happy to leverage on date information to  
>> show trendy
>> concepts and tags. Which concepts were used as tag today or in the  
>> past
>> week/month/year.
>> - And to follow François, I'm very surprised not to find any  
>> "taggedBy"
>> property in the vocabulary.
> I'm won over by the arguments for offering support for the date,  
> but...
>> That said, why not use simply dc:creator and dc:date to this effect?
> Right. dc:date would seem a good choice, though I reckon foaf:maker
> might be a better option than dc:creator as the object is a resource
> (a foaf:Agent) rather than a literal. While it's likely to mean an
> extra node in many current scenarios, it offers significantly more
> prospect for linking data (and less ambiguity).

dcterms:creator would also allow for use of a resource. Bibliontology  
uses dcterms over dc.


> btw, has anyone had chance to revisit the mappings?
> Cheers,
> Danny.
> -- 

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