[Zope3-Users] Re: Using metadata for description
dman at dman13.dyndns.org
Thu May 5 12:51:54 EDT 2005
On Thu, May 05, 2005 at 04:38:00PM +0200, Florian Lindner wrote:
| Am Mittwoch, 4. Mai 2005 08:40 schrieb Philipp von Weitershausen:
| > Florian Lindner wrote:
| > > Hello,
| > >
| > > I want to allow the user to give items a short description, like for a
| > > link:
| > >
| > > Name: Zope
| > > URL: http://zope.org
| > > Description: Homepage of Zope, a web application server
| > >
| > > Is it wise to use the metadata description field for that purpose or
| > > should I just add a TextLine attribute to the interface.
| > If this "description" has little or nothing to do with the actual item,
| > but is only there for categorizing it or similar, I'd use the DublinCore
| > 'description' field.
| Mmmhh, not easy to tell... ;-)
| How would you solve the case above? The user just uses it to describe it, The
| application itself makes no use of it.
I would lean towards Dublin Core for that. It isn't actually part of
the data, if the application doesn't use it. It's more like an
extension, which is what adapters are for.
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