[Crm-sig] Issue 511

Robert Sanderson azaroth42 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 16:55:56 EET 2021

On Wed, Mar 3, 2021 at 5:54 AM Martin Doerr <martin at ics.forth.gr> wrote:

> My argument about measuring non-physical things is that it does not
> constitute an observation process, but an abstraction from observable
> things. We can always use Attribute Assignment for such evaluations. So, we
> can assign the word count to a text, without using E16 Measurement.

Understood, and agreed. The scope note for E16 is clear that is for
measuring "physical properties ... by ... direct observation of particular

A word count would be an Attribute Assignment of the Dimension to the
Linguistic Object, potentially using a particular specific object as a
witness for the symbols. Of course, I can count symbols in my head, but
then I am not observing the symbols physically, and therefore it is not a

If I am not able to be at the SIG session where this is discussed, please
count this as my vote in favor of the resolution of the issue.


Rob Sanderson
Director for Cultural Heritage Metadata
Yale University
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