One (secondary) design objective for EAC-CPF was for it to be "RDF-
accessible," and so this would be welcome. At this point I surmise
that it would be useful to at least conceptually map the schema to
RDF, as this may turn up oversights in the schema design.
On Sep 4, 2009, at 8:32 AM, Junte Zhang wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have been looking at the XML Schema of EAC-CPF.
> I was wondering whether anyone would be interested in mapping this
> model to RDF or even OWL?
> The logic that EAC-CPF assumes can also be expressed in that language.
> For system developers it could be useful, because in the Semantic
> Web community they have been developing lots of tools to use RDF in
> a fancy way.
> Daniel Pitti wrote:
>> The SAA EAC Working Group is pleased to announce the release of the
>> EAC-CPF schema and tag library.
>> The EAC-CPF site is hosted by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin in
>> partnership with the Bundesarchiv and is accessible at:
>> This release consists of a "final draft" version of the EAC-CPF
>> and Tag Library. The final draft version is being released to provide
>> the international archival community an opportunity to test the
>> and review the Tag Library in order to provide corrections, comments,
>> and suggestions for considering to the EACWG before the final
>> The final draft version of EAC-CPF is available for review for 75
>> (deadline October 30th, 2009), and the final version is scheduled to
>> be released on November 15th, 2009. Please take the time to test the
>> schema, review the Tag Library, and provide the EACWG with your
>> The final draft version of the EAC-CPF should be used for REVIEW
>> PURPOSES ONLY. The Tag Library and examples are working draft
>> documents and thus NOT NORMATIVE. The schema will continue to be
>> revised to fix errors and inconstancies, and to refine controlled
>> constraints on some elements and attributes. No major structural
>> changes are anticipated.
>> Please feel free to share this announcement with your colleagues.