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Re: Code lists in the UCR

From: Ig Ibert Bittencourt <ig.ibert@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:27:09 -0300
Message-ID: <CAKNDvRVkb8PW=UDq164c2jS4zGD3sJ9cUwU7U8_a4j5UX91VBQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Adriano C. Machado Pereira" <adrianoc@dcc.ufmg.br>
Cc: Public DWBP WG <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, Bart van Leeuwen <bart_van_leeuwen@netage.nl>
+1
On Mar 26, 2015 9:01 PM, "Adriano C. Machado Pereira" <adrianoc@dcc.ufmg.br>
wrote:

> +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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