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Re: dwbp-ISSUE-94 (Git for data): Dataset versioning and dataset replication [Use Cases & Requirements Document]

From: Bart van Leeuwen <bart_van_leeuwen@netage.nl>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:52:01 +0100
To: DWBP Public List <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
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Yaso <yaso@nic.br> wrote on 18-11-2014 19:48:04:

> Hi all
> 
> I think we can address the ISSUE-94.
> 
> Hosting datasets on a Git repository can be one (good) way to provide
> provenance to track data but this is also true to wiki pages, for
> example. (it's not usual, but can be done in specific cases)
> 
> I propose that we agree that the working group can not recommend any
> tool, althought this do not excludes using the use cases that were
> raised at the discussions to raise requirements.

+1
 
> Anyone has any comment?
> 
> yaso
> 
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> 
> On 11/13/14 11:49 AM, Augusto Herrmann wrote:
> > Hi.
> > 
> > Another good example of using git for data is the directory of public
> > bodies of governments all over the world that OKFn has been curating 
[1][2].
> > 
> > I agree with Annette's argument that tools on this field are rapidly
> > evolving, and the WG should probably not recommend a particular tool 
as a
> > BP at this pint.
> > 
> > Also relevant to this discussion is Max Ogden's `dat` tool, which 
intends
> > to be a 'git for data' [3][4]. Looks promising.
> > 
> > [1] http://publicbodies.org/
> > [2] https://github.com/okfn/publicbodies
> > [3] http://www.wired.com/2014/08/dat/
> > [4] https://github.com/maxogden/dat
> > 
> > Best regards,
> > Augusto Herrmann
> > 
> > On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Yaso <yaso@nic.br> wrote:
> > 
> >>
> >> Em 11/11/14, 7:29 PM, Annette Greiner escreveu:
> >>>  we need to draw a line between data mangement practices and data
> >> publishing practices.
> >>
> >> Agree!
> >>
> >> But it's a thin line. We can achieve this (possible) best practices
> >> either with a vocab or with a versioning document system (Git, HG 
even a
> >> wiki with yaml). I'm wondering if these items are not data management
> >> practices AND publishing practices...
> >>
> >> track changes in data
> >> provide possibility to review the history of changes
> >> provide audit trail
> >> get access to whichever previous version of data, not only to most
> >> recent version
> >>
> >> Agree about the "get dataset updates more efficiently" being a
> >> management practice only. for now, at least :-)
> >>
> >> yaso
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> >>
> >>
> > 
> 
> 
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