Given that passionate debate about the employment of RDF as encoding
vehicle for DC, should we be introducing a pre-draft solution to the
namespace problem? Don't get me wrong RDDL might be the right solution to
what's at the end of a URL, but I think there should be careful thought
about what we will be stuck with after we decide.
Here is a list possibilities (feel free to add to it or correct me):
1) We have the a current model (RDF embedded in the spec) with PURL .
2) Use a PURL  to point to just DCES RDF schema  as "Official
3) Use a PURL  to point  and have it provide a reference to .
4) Use RDDL to describe the connection between  and . (I think have
 point to it (since it would be a hybrid of ,  and some other
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Aaron Swartz [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Friday, February 09, 2001 5:53 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [DC-ARCHITECTURE] Current Status of Dublin Core in SW
> Miller,Eric <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > As a proposal to start more effectively using these
> schemas, I would suggest
> > the following.
> Eric, I totally agree we need to start effectively using
> these schemas,
> however I would politely echo DanBri's suggestion that we use
> a RDDL file
> instead of redirecting right to the schema. This will give
> humans who visit
> the namespace page something useful to read.
> We can use RDDL to point to the schema, the spec, and whatever other
> documentation we later create.
> For more on RDDL:
> [ Aaron Swartz | [log in to unmask] | http://www.aaronsw.com ]