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Re: getting up to speed

From: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Sep 2014 18:46:17 +0100
To: Ingram, William A <wingram2@illinois.edu>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: W3C CSV on the Web Working Group <public-csv-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <etPan.541725e9.bf72b14.14e@jenit.local>
Hi Bill,

No one has figured it out yet, though Andy outlined three different approaches here:

  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-csv-wg/2014Mar/0140.html

It would be useful to sketch what an ideal JSON version might look like.

Jeni

-----Original Message-----
From: Ingram, William A <wingram2@illinois.edu>
Reply: Ingram, William A <wingram2@illinois.edu>>
Date: 15 September 2014 at 18:33:26
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>>, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>>
Cc: W3C CSV on the Web Working Group <public-csv-wg@w3.org>>
Subject:  Re: getting up to speed

> I got started on UC 12 -- the chemical structures case (requires:
> WellFormedCsvCheck, CsvValidation, MultipleHeadingRows, and
> UnitMeasureDefinition). Perhaps this was not the best case to begin with,
> but I feel like I'm in too deep to turn back now. :)
>  
> I hit a wall in trying to describe these as JSON, paticularly the multiple
> header rows. Is there any background reading I should read to learn more
> about csv to json? Or has no one figured this out yet?
>  
> Thanks,
> Bill
>  
>  
> On 9/11/14, 4:45 PM, "Ingram, William A" wrote:
>  
> >Thanks! This is helpful.
> >
> >On 9/11/14, 12:40 PM, "Jeni Tennison" wrote:
> >
> >>Hi Bill,
> >>
> >>I’d suggest taking one of the use cases in the use case document:
> >>
> >> http://w3c.github.io/csvw/use-cases-and-requirements/
> >>
> >>and creating a metadata document for it based on the metadata document:
> >>
> >> http://w3c.github.io/csvw/metadata/
> >>
> >>as a good way of getting to understand the use cases that we have and the
> >>current ideas we have around the metadata that can help validate or
> >>display or convert CSV files.
> >>
> >>You could then take that use case and try to frame what an ideal
> >>JSON/XML/RDF representation of the same CSV data would look like.
> >>
> >>The framework that Dan’s put together for structuring these explorations
> >>here:
> >>
> >> https://github.com/w3c/csvw/tree/gh-pages/examples/tests
> >>
> >>describes how to structure this work.
> >>
> >>Jeni
> >>
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: Ivan Herman  
> >>Reply: Ivan Herman >
> >>Date: 11 September 2014 at 13:58:12
> >>To: Ingram, William A >
> >>Cc: W3C CSV on the Web Working Group >
> >>Subject: Re: getting up to speed
> >>
> >>>
> >>> On 10 Sep 2014, at 21:04 , Ingram, William A wrote:
> >>>
> >>> > Hi all,
> >>> >
> >>> > I'm new to the working group, still trying to get my bearings and
> >>>find a
> >>> > place to fit in. Last week was topsy-turvy ‹ we moved our offices to
> >>> > another building ‹ but I'm settled in now and ready to get to work.
> >>> >
> >>> > Is there a smallish project I can work on this week that would a.)
> >>>allow
> >>> > me to get my hands dirty with the material, and b.) be of some use to
> >>>the
> >>> > group?
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>> I think we will know more once we have a decision on the templating
> >>>story. Once the general
> >>> lines are there, we should (a) write the document, and (b) have
> >>>independent implementations...
> >>>
> >>> Welcome to the group!
> >>>
> >>> Ivan
> >>>
> >>> > Thanks,
> >>> > Bill
> >>> >
> >>> > --
> >>> > Bill Ingram
> >>> > Manager, Repository Services
> >>> > University of Illinois Library
> >>> >
> >>> > New Office:
> >>> > 422 Main Library, MC 522
> >>> > 1408 W Gregory Dr
> >>> > Urbana, IL 61801
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ----
> >>> Ivan Herman, W3C
> >>> Digital Publishing Activity Lead
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> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>--
> >>Jeni Tennison
> >>http://www.jenitennison.com/
>  

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Jeni Tennison
http://www.jenitennison.com/
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