3.3.1. Date.

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Decisions related to various situations are numbered in the table and flowchart below. For each decision, find your situation according to the question and select an action.

Relation with a resource being described: Resource has date.

Date is considered essential information in the description of a resource; therefore the flowchart below foresees date as a mandatory property


  • Recommended best practice is to follow an encoding syntax, such as that defined by the W3CDTF profile of ISO 8601

[1] W3C. (1997) Date and Time Formats. http://www.w3.org/TR/NOTE-datetime

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