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Decision on proposal for new term 'accepted'

Title: Decision on proposal for new term "accepted"
Shepherd: Rebecca Guenther
Date: 2002-07-13
Description: The decision documented here refers to a proposal
                  considered at the Usage Board meeting of May 2002
                  in Bath. This document is pointed to from
                  the official list of Usage Board Decisions [1].

Text of proposal:

Decision: Accept with status "conforming"

Reason: 'accepted' is administrative in nature and thus not for cross-domain resource discovery. It conforms to principles of element refinement, hence the status "conforming".

Comment: The Usage Board questioned a possible overlap between this Element Refinement and a Refinement proposed by in a DC-Government proposal: Date "acquired" (see As no formal decision has been made about about the DC-Gov element, the issue will be considered at a later date.

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VMS-ID: dateAccepted-001 Name: dateAccepted URI: isDefinedBy: Label: Date Accepted Definition: Date of acceptance of the resource (e.g. of thesis by university department, of article by journal, etc.). Term Type: subPropertyOf: seeAlso: Date issued: 2002-06-30


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