> Modeling issues -- such as whether to use rdfs:Datatype or
> rdfs:Class to model encoding schemes -- are generally outside
> the scope of the UB and within the scope of dc-architecture.
> That said, the Usage Board does have an interest in
> understanding what the schemas to which the DCMI namespace
> URIs resolve are in effect "saying" -- and to intervene if
> they are saying something incorrect.
It is not incorrect to say encoding schemes are classes -
This is still implied, when declaring them as datatypes.
The difference is, datatypes are very specific classes -