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Title:            Decision on proposal for new term "copyright"
Shepherd:         Rebecca Guenther
Identifier:       http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/2002/2002-02.copyright.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/copyright-date_prop.html

Decision: Accept with status "conforming" (with the name "dateCopyrighted")

Reason: This term is not clearly relevant to cross-domain
resource discovery but conforms to Dublin Core grammatical
principles.  The name of the term was changed from that
proposed because 1) "Date of a statement of copyright" is
arguably not a property of the resource copyrighted, but a
property of the statement of copyright; and 2) for consistency
with the naming convention for other date refinements.

Approved text - beginning
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    VMS-ID:        dateCopyrighted-001
    Name:          dateCopyrighted
    URI:           http://purl.org/dc/terms/dateCopyrighted
    isDefinedBy:   http://purl.org/dc/terms/
    Label:         Date Copyrighted
    Definition:    Date of a statement of copyright.
    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
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Approved text - end

[1] http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/#Decision-2002-02

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