>>> [log in to unmask] 10-08-2005 12:12 >>>
>What will happen in practice is that when someone needs to ask for,
>say, A Dublin Core record with some record-level metadata, they will
>just make up a schema that contains these things and a URI that
>identifies it. If several people do this separately, they will
>end up with different and incompatible schemes. So it seems better
>me that we provide some guidance.
Right, they certainly end up with different schemes. But what do you
mean by incompatible schemes? You mean that when different schemes
define different metadata elements that they are incompatible? When are
>But, what the heck, no-one actually wants to do this anyway, right?
As soon as you need several requests to get more data than just dc it
seems to me that one would like to have them all in a single request.
Which richer metadata records than we have currently available it seems
a reasonable requirement.