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Re: The Tragedy of RSS

From: <MDaconta@aol.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 15:15:00 EDT
Message-ID: <15b.154d85b3.2acf42b4@aol.com>
To: dehora@eircom.net, nmg@ecs.soton.ac.uk, www-rdf-interest@w3.org
My understanding is that DC has no ties to RDF -- it is just a simple
set of well-defined metadata properties that work equally well in HTML,
XML, or RDF.  RSS 2.0 could (and should where the logical
definitions coincide) use DC without RDF.

In a message dated 10/4/2002 5:02:22 AM US Mountain Standard Time, 
dehora@eircom.net writes:
> > > In the meantime, Dublin Core strikes me as sufficient RDF 
> > for RSS 2.0.
> > 
> > Point of information: Dublin Core is a bibliographic metadata 
> > vocabulary which is independent from, and which predates RDF.
> Yes. In the context of this discussion, DC in RSS [1] is going to go
> through RDF; so with all due respect I think you're splitting hairs.
> Unless you think RDF should be cut out and DC embedded in a different
> way in RSS?

 - Mike
Michael C. Daconta
Director, Web & Technology Services
Received on Friday, 4 October 2002 15:15:39 UTC

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