[tdwg-content] Proposed Darwin Core term additions and changes: individualRemarks and establishmentMeans

Steve Baskauf steve.baskauf at vanderbilt.edu
Thu Aug 12 00:08:35 CEST 2010

I'm sorry, the URL of the proposed class addition was

not issue 70.

Steve Baskauf wrote:
> In http://code.google.com/p/darwincore/issues/detail?id=70 I proposed 
> addition of the class Individual to Darwin Core.  In the discussion of 
> that proposal, the question was raised as to which existing DwC terms 
> should be a part of this class if it were added.  After considerable 
> thought and some work in developing RDF representations for 
> Individuals, I believe that the term establishmentMeans should be a 
> member of the proposed class.  It has also become clear to me that if 
> the class is introduced, there is a need for the term 
> individualRemarks which would serve a parallel purpose to other 
> xxRemarks terms in DwC.  I have provided implementation examples in 
> the recommendations, which can be found at
> http://code.google.com/p/darwincore/issues/detail?id=80
> and
> http://code.google.com/p/darwincore/issues/detail?id=81
> If you would like to discuss these proposals, please post on the 
> tdwg-contents list or add comments to the Google Code wiki.  I have 
> cross-posted to the tdwg-tag list, but I think any discussion would be 
> better held on the tdwg-content list, so please post there.
> Steve Baskauf

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