Content or Metadata?

Tim Bray tbray at
Thu Dec 2 22:11:18 GMT 1999

At 11:41 AM 12/2/99 PST, Mike Spreitzer wrote:
>What about the list of authors of a scholarly paper?  Isn't that metadata for which order

Yep, in fact that's the one use-case that kept coming up during the early 
stage of RDF design.  Here's another one for free: content models.  But
the notion that there is some ordering on a document's author, title, 
and date-of-publication is surprising and unnatural. -T.

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