The Dublin Core Metadata Initiative is an open forum engaged in the development of interoperable online metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models. DCMI‘s activities include consensus-driven working groups, global workshops, conferences, standards liaison, and educational efforts to promote widespread acceptance of metadata standards and practices.
Dublin Core Metadata Element Set, Version 1.1: Reference Description
2001-12-07, The DCMI Directorate is pleased to announce that a new version of the Draft Recommendation is available for Public Comment until January 7, 2002.
Are than any/many systems that read dublincore metatags?
The Australian Government has implemented something derivative across all it’s sites, and then uses that to drive a search engine for all the govt sites.