The abstraction of a document-like-object emerged in the first workshop as a way of sidestepping differences in individual notions of what constitutes a discrete object worthy of separate description. One of the first issues addressed in the Image Metadata Workshop was whether an image is a document-like-object or is it so different that an alternative framework for description.
ALL Nature seems at work.? Slugs leave their lair? The bees are stirring?birds are on the wing? And WINTER slumbering in the open air, Wears on his smiling face a dream of Spring! And I, the while, the sole unbusy thing, Nor honey make, nor pair, nor build, nor sing.