[OAI-implementers] question about the date in OAI-PMH
Tue, 24 Sep 2002 14:29:06 -0400
of course - my slip-up.
thanks for the correction Herbert/Simeon.
herbert van de sompel wrote:
> Hussein Suleman wrote:
>>>3. the datestamp in the header of DC. I think this one should refer to the
>>>creation or modification of the item in the repository, is that right?
>>yes - modification of item. (remember that "item" is an abstract container
> as mentioned by Simeon, I am afraid this is not correct. datestamp in version 2
> of the protocol is a property at the level of the metadata, not at the level of
> the item. so, different metadata records available from the same item can have
> different datestamps. in version 1 of the protocol all such records had the
> same datastamp. a subtle, but truly important nuance.
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