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Quoting Charles Blair <[log in to unmask]>:

> On Wed, Feb 08, 2006 at 01:32:32PM -0700, Zhiwu Xie wrote:
> > The following elements in PREMIS are allowed to be empty:
> >
> > - creatingApplication
> > - environment
> >   - dependency
> >
> > >From the schema point of view this is no big deal, it allows an empty
> > element in the record. But from the semantic view this basically says:
> > you don't have to preserve A, but if you do want to preserve it, you
> > still can just give me an empty record.
>
> i don't understand this.


If you put a premis:creatingApplication with nothing in it, what does it mean:

1) it means that there is no creatingApplication info available.

or

2) it means you do not want the creatingApplication info to be preserved


regards
jeroen