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From "Uwe Schindler" <...@thetaphi.de>
Subject RE: Metadata Namespaces
Date Wed, 26 Nov 2008 07:29:06 GMT
How about javax.xml.namespace.QName as keys?

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Uwe Schindler
H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
http://www.thetaphi.de
eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de

> From: Jukka Zitting [mailto:jukka.zitting@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 2:18 AM
> To: tika-dev@lucene.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Metadata Namespaces
> 
> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 4:12 PM, Grant Ingersoll <gsingers@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > That sounds reasonable, except I'm weary of RDF and all the
> underpinnings
> > required, but if we are just using the URI stuff than maybe it won't be
> so
> > bad.  One of things I really like about Tika is it is lightweight.
> 
> Agreed. In Tika I'd only use the namespace URIs as plain strings with
> no extra machinery around them.
> 
> Another alternative that I like is forget the idea of explicit
> namespaces and simply use URIs as the metadata keys. This would be
> perfectly in line with Dublin Core and would work reasonably well also
> with RDF clients. As an added benefit we could adopt this approach by
> simply modifying a few constants.
> 
> BR,
> 
> Jukka Zitting


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