Article category: pbcoreContributor
pbcoreContributor element issue
Let's say I'm trying to record contributors to a movie and have a list of actors. In PBCore I can list each name, and record contributorRole as "actor." But there's no way to record what role they played as actor. Seems like a big gap! This could easily be solved in one of two ways:
Add an optional third element inside the pbcoreContributor container to record this. What to call it? Part maybe?
Add an optional attribute to contributorRole, so you can say something like:
<contributorRole part="Erin Brockovich">Actor</contributorRole>
Only problem with this is, PBCore doesn't use attributes. So maybe the first way is better: