[rfc-i] Metadata

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Tue Sep 25 12:11:05 PDT 2012



On 9/25/2012 12:08 PM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On Sep 25, 2012, at 11:43 AM, Dave Crocker <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
>> Then I don't understand what you are proposing.
>
> Proposal: add a new definition to Section 1.1:
> * Metadata: information that is derived from, or extracted from, the document. Metadata can be collected manually, with tools that make guesses based on document structure, or by markings in the document.

This excludes metadata that is added to the document from other sources.

Arguably, this includes structural informaion.  In any event, it leaves 
"derived from, or extracted from," as both limiting and potentially 
confusing.


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  Dave Crocker
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  Dave Crocker
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