Commit 84979f7e authored by Mark Jordan's avatar Mark Jordan
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In this example, the 'dc' suffix constrains 'Title', 'Date', and 'Subject' to the 'http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/` vocabulary.
Why "suffixes" and not "prefixes"? Because we can't use a colon to separate a namespace from a property as we do with XML namespaces (the colon is reserved by the BagIt specification), we use the `@` symbol. Following the convention established by email addresses, where the username precedes the `@` and the domain follows it is pure syntactic sugar.
Why "suffixes" and not "prefixes"? Because we can't use a colon to separate a namespace from a property as we do with XML namespaces (the colon is reserved by the BagIt specification), we use the `@` symbol. Following the convention established by email addresses, where the username precedes the `@` and the domain follows it is merely syntactic sugar.
#### BagItLD statements and ordinary BagIt tags can coexist
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