[uf-discuss] [hCite] dates

Michael McCracken michael.mccracken at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 09:49:03 PST 2007

On 1/17/07, Joe Andrieu <joe at andrieu.net> wrote:
> Michael McCracken wrote:
> > Looking at the examples on citation-examples, I find the
> > following frequencies of marking up a date:
> >
> > publication date: 21
> > date accessed: 3
> > date copyrighted: 1 (from OCLC worldcat online)
> Actually, date accessed has at least three more examples:
>   umich
>   ning
>   Google

Thanks - I thought I'd counted those also, guess I forgot. :)

> However, they use "retrieved" rather than accessed, although it is the
> same meaning.
> > I just added date-accessed to the working straw schema.
> Great.
> > Certainly all three are useful, but can we find more examples
> > for the last two? I'd be more comfortable having a 'date
> > copyrighted' field in the uf if there was more than one
> > real-world example on the wiki.
> What would be the right way to make the "retrieved" and "accessed"
> labels as synonymous?

I don't fully understand the question? Do you mean to allow using
either as a class name?
I think just having one in the uf, and if necessary noting that they
mean the same thing, should be enough.


Michael McCracken
UCSD CSE PhD Candidate
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