[crm-sig] Issue 102, Scope Note for Actor Appellation

PATRICK.LE-BOEUF at bnf.fr PATRICK.LE-BOEUF at bnf.fr
Thu Oct 10 11:21:04 EEST 2002



Dear Tony,
Just a few suggestions:
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Proposal: Write scope note for Exx Actor Appellation
http://cidoc.ics.forth.gr/crm_issues.html#is102


Folks,

This is very much a first draft -- I'm sure there will be some useful
comments about this one:


PROPOSED ACTOR SCOPE NOTE:

An Actor Appellation is any sort of name, number or code >> or symbol or logo >>
used to identify an Actor. An Actor will typically have more than one
Appellation, and Appellations in turn may have alternative representations.

The distinction between corporate and personal names, which is particularly
important in library applications, should be made by explicitly linking the
Actor Appellation to either a Person or Group/Legal Body entity. If this is not
possible, the distinction can be made through the use of the "has type"
mechanism.

Examples: "Johnny", "John Doe", "Doe, J.", "J.X.D.", "246-14-2304", "The
Third Man". >> (suggested further examples: "Prince", "[Love Symbol]", "The
Master of the Flemish Madonna", "The Master of Madonna with parrot", "Raphael's
workshop", "the Bront?s", "ICOM", "International Council of Museums") >>


Cheers,

T.
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