[uf-discuss] Citation: next steps?

Bruce D'Arcus bdarcus.lists at gmail.com
Fri Sep 1 15:16:54 PDT 2006

On 8/31/06, Timothy Gambell <timothy.gambell at aya.yale.edu> wrote:


> > hCard has a role term, though I don't know if it is consistent with
> > this?
> Certainly an appealing possibility. Unless the proprietors of hCard
> object, I think we should use it. Do you agree?

Well, the problem with role to me is the semantics are unclear (a role
isn't really a property of a person, but a relation between a person
and some other thing). But I really have no strong opinion.

> > It is; really more a "producer". The DC group considers it a
> > contributor, and has wanted to get rid of dc:publisher and use that
> > instead.
> Dropping publisher and marking it up as a contributor with a role of
> publisher sounds like a good proposal to me.

I'm not saying to drop it really; just giving an example of how to
think about it.


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