I think Date could use Bib-1 Date (Use=30)
I believe we've all used Bib-1 Code--language to mean general Language and suggest that we can still use it here.  (Use=54)
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From: Ray Denenberg [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2002 10:42 AM
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Subject: Re: DC Index definitions

For Contributor, Date, Resource Type, Format, Identifier, Source, Language, Relation, and Coverage, there are no appropriate bib-1 alternatives.