Common Tag, FOAF and Dublin Core Re: Common Tag - semantic tagging convention

Rob, Danny (and Dan)
>>> ... 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.
Well I actually meant dcterms:creator when I wrote dc:creator, sorry. So 
you can link your personal tags to your foaf profile, for example.
And it's consistent even for tag:AutoTag, since the range of 
dcterms:creator is dcterms:Agent, including person, organisation and 
software agent as well.
Unless I miss some sublte distinguo dcterms:Agent is equivalent to 
foaf:Agent, and dcterms:creator equivalent to foaf:maker. BTW, with due 
respect to danbri, I wish FOAF would be revised to align whenever 
possible on dcterms vocabulary, now that it has clean declarations of 
classes, domains and ranges ... is worth (re)visiting :-)



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