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Re: Spec review request: CSV on the Web

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@google.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:11:09 +0100
Message-ID: <CAK-qy=5c577-DS+ERmqGXAjbwc-dxnm2J29epv3hgxE+3Ncg4A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie>, "public-csv-wg@w3.org" <public-csv-wg@w3.org>
Cc: Brian Walshe <BWALSHE@tcd.ie>
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On 24 April 2015 at 15:10, Dave Lewis <dave.lewis@cs.tcd.ie> wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> We are currently trying to apply these specs to some language resource
> sharing problems. We are using it alongside PROV-O, DCAT, OA and JSON-LD, so
> hopefully we'll have some concrete examples we can share plus any issues we
> find along the way.

Sounds interesting - do keep us posted as the work progresses.

> For now though, could you clarify that the references below are the docs to
> be working from. We'd been using the ones from the wiki home page but they
> don't seem to tally in all cases.

Yes, URLs below are correct. I have just updated the Wiki links at
https://www.w3.org/2013/csvw/wiki/Main_Page#Main_Working_Group_Deliverables
for the 4 recently updated docs. Thanks for letting us know.

cheers,

Dan


> cheers,
> Dave
>
>
> On 20/04/2015 12:41, Dan Brickley wrote:
>>
>> The CSV on the Web Working Group [1] has just published a new set of
>> Working Drafts, which we consider feature complete and implementable.
>> We particularly
>> seek reviews from Web Security, Privacy, Internationalization and
>> Accessibility
>> perspectives at this time. A request has also been sent to the TAG
>> [7]. We request
>> review now rather than later since we are following W3C's revised Process
>> in
>> which there is no distinct Last Call; we prefer to invite reviews now
>> rather than wait for a formal Candidate Recommendation.
>>
>> The drafts are:
>>
>> Model for Tabular Data and Metadata on the Web [2]
>> - an abstract model for tabular data, and how to locate metadata that
>> enables
>> users to better understand what the data holds; this specification also
>> contains non-normative guidance on how to parse CSV files.
>>
>> Metadata Vocabulary for Tabular Data [3]
>> - a JSON-based format for expressing metadata about tabular data to inform
>> validation, conversion, display and data entry for tabular data
>>
>> Generating JSON from Tabular Data on the Web [4]
>> - how to convert tabular data into JSON
>>
>> Generating RDF from Tabular Data on the Web [5]
>> - how to convert tabular data into RDF
>>
>> We are keen to get comments on these specifications, either as issues on
>> our GitHub repository [6]  or by
>> posting to public-csv-wg-comments@w3.org.
>>
>> We would also like to invite people to start implementing these
>> specifications and to donate their test cases into our test suite.
>> Building this test suite, as well as responding to comments,
>> will be our focus over the next couple of months.
>>
>>
>> Dan
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2013/csvw/wiki/Main_Page
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-tabular-data-model-20150416/
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-tabular-metadata-20150416/
>> [4] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-csv2json-20150416/
>> [5] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-csv2rdf-20150416/
>> [6] https://github.com/w3c/csvw/issues
>> [7] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2015Apr/0028.html
>>
>
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