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Title:            Decision on proposal for new term "accepted"
Shepherd:         Rebecca Guenther
Identifier:       http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/2002/2002-02.accepted.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 [1].

Text of proposal: http://dublincore.org/usage/meetings/2002/05/accepted-date_prop.html

Decision: Accept with status "conforming"

Reason: 'accepted' is administrative in nature and thus not
for cross-domain resource discovery.  It conforms to principles
of element refinement, hence the status "conforming".

Comment: The Usage Board questioned a possible
overlap between this Element Refinement and a Refinement
proposed by in a DC-Government proposal: Date "acquired" (see
As no formal decision has been made about about the DC-Gov
element, the issue will be considered at a later date.

Approved text - beginning
    VMS-ID:        dateAccepted-001
    Name:          dateAccepted
    URI:           http://purl.org/dc/terms/accepted
    isDefinedBy:   http://purl.org/dc/terms/
    Label:         Date Accepted
    Definition:    Date of acceptance of the resource (e.g. of thesis
                   by university department, of article by journal, etc.).
    Term Type:     http://dublincore.org/usage/documents/mission/#element-refinement
    subPropertyOf: http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/date
    seeAlso:       http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/#Decision-2002-02
    Date issued:   2002-06-30
    Status:        http://dublincore.org/usage/documents/process/#conforming
Approved text - end
[1] http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/#Decision-2002-02

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