[rfc-i] Metadata

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Tue Sep 25 11:43:02 PDT 2012


On 9/25/2012 11:18 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>> So, you think the entry for the word in Wikipedia is inappropriate for
>> 99% of the people who use the term?
>
> In this context, yes.

It's always fun to go through the exercise of defining a market segment 
carefully enough to produce exactly the demographic one wishes.

The only problem is when it eliminates relevant actors.


>> The fact that most people on the consumer side do not have to deal with
>> structural metadata does not justify using the term to exclude that use.
>
> Correct. In fact, no one suggested that structural metadata be excluded for any reason.


Then I don't understand what you are proposing.

d/

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  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking
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  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking
  bbiw.net


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