> Date: Thu, 18 Nov 2004 14:57:43 +0000
> From: Dr Robert Sanderson <[log in to unmask]>
> > I am not entirely clear on the intent of the latter (Rob?) but I think
> > it might mean a URI (i.e. a globally, as opposed to locally, unique
> > identifier).
> An identifier for the digital location of the record.
> For example, you might want to say:  Find me all records that are kept in
> recordStore 'robsRecordStore1' or all records kept in the SQL table
> 'records' or that are files in the directory '/home/azaroth/srw/data'
> All of these are identifiers for a location of a record.
> In a metasearchy environment, it might even be the URI to another
> database.

OK, this all makes sense.  Please can you add these examples to the
context-set document as justification of the element?

> > Aren't gils.creationDate, gils.modificationDate and some others the
> > same as some indexes in the Rec set?
> I assumed that they're concerned with the resource, not the record.

If so, then they arguably belong in a different, more general, context
set than GILS.  Of course, there _is_ no such context set at the
moment :-)  But, what with all the what-does-Dublin-Core-really-mean
controversy, I am inclined to think it may be time there was one.

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