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Re: Conneg definition was: Re: Start of profiles analysis page - 2nd reply

From: Ruben Verborgh <Ruben.Verborgh@UGent.be>
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2017 13:54:43 +0000
To: "Svensson, Lars" <L.Svensson@dnb.de>
CC: "mail@makxdekkers.com" <mail@makxdekkers.com>, "public-dxwg-wg@w3.org" <public-dxwg-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <36D7A490-E662-48E0-A939-798B6F3E6222@ugent.be>
>> 2. A data profile that the data in the file described using DCAT conforms to, to allow
>> software that wants to fetch the data to get a particular view of the data
> 
> I'd say that technically (for the purpose of describing and negotiating profiles) those two are the same: It's about describing the structure and constraints of data and in that respect, a DCAT description is only a piece of data. So no, in my view we only have one type of profile.

+1, also see this discussion:
https://github.com/ProfileNegotiation/I-D-Accept--Schema/issues/21

Most important part of the story for me:
for conneg purposes, all of those things are simply profiles.
We should not distinguish at the level of conneg
(but might do so at other levels).

Ruben
Received on Sunday, 10 December 2017 13:55:51 UTC

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