Please reply without looking it up - Dublin Core refers to:

(Boost appreciated for sample size.)

Of course they're properties for describing resources, but I love how many votes the music option got.

@jens "Of course." Yes. It's not a completely meaningless, communication-free name whatsoever.

<_< >_>

@zdl Well, interestingly enough, the set of Core properties was decided upon in Dublin, Ohio.

See what I did there?

@jens A name that makes sense only after you know the history of it is a bad name.

I also hate names in the maths for the same reason: naming things after their discoverer communicates nothing about what it is, which is doubly bad when the same discoverer discovers multiple, disparate things and gets their name attached.


@zdl I will now refer to this as the Dianli Principle (of bad naming).

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