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Re: One comment on "CSV on the Web" WDs

From: Bob DuCharme <bducharme@topquadrant.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:02:50 -0400
Message-ID: <CAAg6hFJyeFfE+gVDsaZNdd1rB=Fr=MqWRrAd47sW457KDeRwKA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Cc: public-csv-wg@w3.org
Thanks, Jeni, looks good!

Bob DuCharme
TopQuadrant

On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 8:37 AM, Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
wrote:

> Hi Bob,
>
> Thanks for the comment. We do support this through the use of “virtual
> columns”. Please see the example at:
>
>   http://www.w3.org/TR/csv2rdf/#example-events-listing
>
> which illustrates how virtual columns can be used to provide classes for
> the subjects of information within a row of tabular data, even when that
> row actually contains information about multiple subjects.
>
> Does this satisfy your requirement?
>
> Jeni
> --
> Jeni Tennison
> http://www.jenitennison.com/
>
> On 21 April 2015 at 16:56:26, Bob DuCharme (bducharme@topquadrant.com)
> wrote:
> > After some internal discussion at TopQuadrant between Irene Polikoff,
> > Holger Knublauch, Richard Cyganiak and myself, we have only have
> > suggestion. The rows of a tabular dataset typically describe instances
> of a
> > common class, so we think it would make sense for the the schema section
> of
> > the "Metadata Vocabulary" document (
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/tabular-metadata/#dfn-schema) to include a way to
> > identify that class--for example, to say that the rows of example 2 in
> > "Generating RDF from Tabular Data on the Web" are instances of
> foaf:Person,
> > that the rows in example 5 are instances of schema:Country, that the rows
> > of example 28 of "Metadata Vocabulary for Tabular Data" are instances of
> > xyz:Employee, etc.
> >
> > The output shown in Example 3 of "Generating RDF from Tabular Data on the
> > Web" would then include something like "a schema:Person" along with the
> > _col=1, _col=2, etc. values.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Bob DuCharme
> > TopQuadrant
> >
>
>
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