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Decision on proposal for new term 'captured'

Title: Decision on proposal for new term "captured"
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: The Usage Board recommends using the element "dateCaptured" from the MODS namespace,

Reason: The term is already available in another namespace. Moreover, the term is not clearly relevant both for resource discovery and across domains. The element "dateCaptured" in MODS complies in a general way with Dublin Core principles and does not conflict with other DC terms. This decision is supported by the Usage Board decision tree condition #2 in Section 5.5 of the Usage Board Process (see