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Re: Code lists in the UCR

From: Adriano C. Machado Pereira <adrianoc@dcc.ufmg.br>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:59:44 -0300
Message-ID: <CAMDPrXZOEg-1v4uJOKyCfZM4fa8W35jiLCbYzf3q-3FHdDsrTw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bart van Leeuwen <bart_van_leeuwen@netage.nl>
Cc: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, Public DWBP WG <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
+1 also!
Regards!
Adriano.


Adriano C. Machado Pereira.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 5:19 PM, Bart van Leeuwen <
bart_van_leeuwen@netage.nl> wrote:

> +1
> Phil Archer <phila@w3.org> wrote on 26-03-2015 17:13:52:
>
> > 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
> > --
> >
> >
> > Phil Archer
> > W3C Data Activity Lead
> > http://www.w3.org/2013/data/
> >
> > http://philarcher.org
> > +44 (0)7887 767755
> > @philarcher1
> >
>
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