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Re: Code lists in the UCR

From: Laufer <laufer@globo.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:08:03 -0300
Message-ID: <CA+pXJihOmDKxuf2ZT+cfeswW2o8mL282WcVvUwU73cm9SfvuZQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Cc: Public DWBP WG <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
+1

Em quinta-feira, 26 de março de 2015, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org> escreveu:

> A long long time ago I raised an issue which should really have been an
> action item to consider whether the use case doc sufficiently called for
> code lists to be used where possible cf. free text.
>
> We have a requirement at [1] called R-VocabReference that is defined as:
>
> Existing reference vocabularies should be reused where possible
>
> It is motivated by a long list of use cases that, as far as I can see, do
> not explicitly call for the use of controlled vocabularies but most, if not
> al, imply it. For example, the Wind Characterization Study UC says "The DMF
> catalog relies on linked open vocabularies and domain vocabularies to make
> the study data searchable." The Open City data Pipeline says "Added value
> comes from comparable open datasets being combined."
>
> I would put "using code lists/preferred values from a list rather than a
> free text box" is a truth we hold to be self-evident and therefore we
> probably have enough evidence to include this in the BPs?
>
> So my proposal is, rather than creating/finding another use case that
> calls explicitly for the use of code lists, simply to expand the definition
> of this requirement thus:
>
> R-VocabReference
>   Existing reference vocabularies and code lists should be reused where
> possible.
>
> i.e. just insert "and code lists".
>
> WDYT?
>
> Phil
>
> Tracker: this is issue-48
>
>
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/dwbp-ucr/#R-VocabReference
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>
> Phil Archer
> W3C Data Activity Lead
> http://www.w3.org/2013/data/
>
> http://philarcher.org
> +44 (0)7887 767755
> @philarcher1
>
>

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