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Re: NY Property Tax Explorer

From: Laufer <laufer@globo.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Mar 2015 09:08:06 -0300
Message-ID: <CA+pXJihsVJFn8SOi3Kb2+idt5GugW5BcOmEfSaKv0W3+2Ye_gQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Makx Dekkers <mail@makxdekkers.com>
Cc: DWBP WG <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>

I cannot see in our document we saying to people to not publish metadata.
On the contrary, the first BP in the document is to publish metadata.

I think we all agree (in general) about this matter. What we need is a very
good text in the introduction of our document summarizing the text of this

Best Regards,

Em sábado, 28 de março de 2015, Makx Dekkers <mail@makxdekkers.com>

> >
> > Anyone publishing tabular data in a PDF really needs to have a word with
> > themselves.
> >
> Can we maybe try not to get into these kinds of absolute, unqualified
> statements?
> I agree that if someone has tubular data and creates a PDF that contains
> only a table with just that table is not doing anyone a service. However,
> if
> such a table is included in a document that contains explanations and
> analysis of the data, aimed at a human readership, I don't think PDF is a
> bad choice. Of course, the data in the table should be published in a
> better
> machine-readable format alongside the PDF. What I would not want to see is
> that we encourage service providers to publish data only as CSV and
> discontinue publication of any human-readable information.
> As Annette says, it depends on the intention.
> Makx.

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