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Re: Agenda for tomorrow

From: Christophe Guéret <christophe.gueret@dans.knaw.nl>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2014 13:55:17 +0100
Message-ID: <CABP9CAFGNnRHv07aONsp64ryi2W=0G6u1K5-w4f6WhDb7TSKMw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Makx Dekkers <mail@makxdekkers.com>
CC: "public-dwbp-wg@w3.org" <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
+1 to having a template! I've tried to structure a bit the case about the
Dutch registers but would be happy to follow any other proposition.

Christophe


On 28 February 2014 13:43, Makx Dekkers <mail@makxdekkers.com> wrote:

> All,
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> I had a quick look at the use case template at
> https://www.w3.org/2013/dwbp/wiki/Use_Cases#Common_Questions_to_Ask_Each
> _Use_Case_.3D.
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> I think it is really good to have such a template so that use cases
> become more comparable.
>
> I have some comments though:
>
> 1. The questions refer to undifferentiated "data" -- maybe we can add a
> question to ask which domain(s) the data covers. We should also ask
> about the data types and formats, and about data and metadata standards
> they use, if any.
>
> 2. The questions refer also to "Open Data" -- sometimes use cases may be
> related to non-open data, for example data that is exchanged between
> agencies. Are we indeed limiting the scope exclusively to data that
> published under an open licence?
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> 3. Questions 3 and 4 focus on 'citizens' -- maybe the questions could be
> rephrased to ask the data publisher which audiences they target; these
> will probably be technical developers, transparency advocates, the press
> or companies that want to re-use the data for some purpose, rather than
> the general citizen.
>
> 4. In question 3, there is an implied perspective that "data" is
> published in a certain format (which?) and that the source data is
> converted from other formats. Is this always the case? And what is "web"
> as other form? We are here looking at "Data on the Web", so why would
> "web" be another form?
>
> 5. In various questions (e.g. 9, 19, 22) it is implied that we're
> looking mostly at city-based or at least localised initiatives. I don't
> think we should limit it to that. At the moment, I am contacting people
> who run initiatives that involve international networks of data
> providers and aggregators, and initiatives that have a national or
> transnational focus, and I don't think we should exclude such cases.
>
> Happy to discuss.
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> Makx.
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