Adrian - thanks for the suggestion. We agree that both definitions need improvement. We plan to change these as follows:
hasItem: Item which is an example of the described Instance.
itemOf: Instance for which the described Item is an example.
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> Subject: [BIBFRAME] Defining bf:hasItem & bf:itemOf
> I am having problems with the current definitions of the Bibframe properties
> "hasItem" and "itemOf" which look like follows:
> hasItem: Item for which the described Instance is an exemplar.
> itemOf: Instance that is an example of the described Item.
> As an instance is a number of items embodying some work, items are actually
> exemplifications of an instance, aren't they? Thus, it should rather read
> something like that:
> hasItem: Item which is an exemplar of the described Instance.
> itemOf: Instance the described Item is an example of.
> Also note the use of "example" and "exemplar". I suggest using only one
> term. Probably, "exemplar" is easier understandable in this context.
> Adrian Pohl
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