Title: Decision on proposal for revision of term "mediator" Shepherd: Stuart Sutton Identifier: http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/2002/2002-02.mediator.shtml 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 .
Reason: The new wording for the 'mediator' comment proposed here eliminates specific references to education and training, making the term dct:mediator more generic for cross-domain usage. The amended language generalizes the refinement without loss of meaning to the education community. If a tighter link to the education domain were deemed necessary, such a link could be done in an education application profile.
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VMS-ID: mediator-002 Name: mediator URI: http://purl.org/dc/terms/mediator isDefinedBy: http://purl.org/dc/terms/ Label: Mediator Definition: A class of entity that mediates access to the resource and for whom the resource is intended or useful. Comment: The audiences for a resource are of two basic classes: (1) an ultimate beneficiary of the resource, and (2) frequently, an entity that mediates access to the resource. The mediator element refinement represents the second of these two classes. Term Type: http://dublincore.org/usage/documents/mission/#element-refinement subPropertyOf: http://purl.org/dc/terms/audience seeAlso: http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/#Decision-2002-02 Date issued: 2001-05-21 Date modified: 2002-06-30
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