On May 22, 2013, at 2:22 AM, Owen Stephens <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

re: re-using other properties

+1 but feel this ship has already sailed - previous replies have been clear that BIBFRAME/LoC want to control the namespace.

I'm not sure we should let this one go quite so easily. Not re-using existing properties reducing a lot of the benefit and purpose of using a linked data model in the first place. I haven't seen any reasoning from LoC that I agree with about why they are making this decision. And I think they've been very open to community opinion and input to date. 

Does anyone else agree that this might be worth pushing harder against? 


Laura Krier
Metadata Analyst
California Digital Library