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RE: DC/RDF and DC/XML (was RE: The Tragedy of RSS)

From: Danny Ayers <danny666@virgilio.it>
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 17:23:09 +0200
To: "Jon Hanna" <jon@spin.ie>, "www-rdf-interest Mailing List" <www-rdf-interest@w3.org>
Message-ID: <EBEPLGMHCDOJJJPCFHEFKEOCHPAA.danny666@virgilio.it>

>> However, I question whether the use of DC-in-RDF [1] elements in a
>> document which is not an RDF document can really be said to be a use
>> of RDF per se, especially given that the element names are identical
>> to those used in a 'pure' XML encoding of DC [2].
>Out of interest what do people think of the fact that the same namespace
>names are used in both RDF and non-RDF based DC?

A good thing, I reckon. DC describes the concept of 'title' orthogonally to
the way it's represented in plain XML, RDF, gent's toilet graffiti or
whatever. The ns identifies the concept description set.
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