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Re: Pubrules changes and TR metadata

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 14 Aug 2002 19:00:42 -0500
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Cc: spec-prod@w3.org
Message-Id: <1029369643.17704.1504.camel@dirk>

On Wed, 2002-08-14 at 16:14, Norman Walsh wrote:
> Someone at the W3C must be harvesting metadata out of the headers for
> documents posted on the TR page. Are you using a standard ontology
> (e.g., Dublin Core) to store that metadata?

Some dublin core and some homebrew.

Records look like:

<dc:title>RDF/XML Syntax Specification (Revised)</dc:title>
<doc:versionOf rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-syntax-grammar"/>
<editor rdf:parseType="Resource">
<contact:fullName>Dave Beckett</contact:fullName>

excerpted from http://www.w3.org/2000/04/mem-news/tr.rdf

For details, see

> I ask because the pubrules changes mean that the metadata in XML Spec
> has to change (for alternate forms of the document, for example).
> It occurs to me that there are DC elements for this purpose, so if
> you're dragging the data into DC anyway...maybe a bunch of the
> elements in xmlspec should be replaced with DC elements?

Hmm... I guess it couldn't hurt.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Wednesday, 14 August 2002 19:59:51 UTC

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