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Re: Profile definitions / DCAT update

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Jan 2018 08:29:38 -0800
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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On 1/4/18 5:49 PM, Simon.Cox@csiro.au wrote:
> I tend to agree. 
> Our job is to supply the tools. 
> The communities will define their profiles. 
> These might be done as community activities under W3C auspices, but most will likely not. 
> 

In fact, our charter says:

2.2 Out of Scope
The Dataset Exchange Working Group will not create application profiles
or metadata standards that only apply to very specific domains (such as
particle physics, accountancy, oncology etc.)

kc

> Simon  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Annette Greiner [mailto:amgreiner@lbl.gov] 
> Sent: Friday, 5 January, 2018 12:00
> To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Profile definitions / DCAT update
> 
> I don't think we are supposed to be proposing specific profiles. My understanding is that we are providing guidance as to how others can propose their own. In any case, making a single profile for all scientific data would be about as easy as (in homage to Phil) boiling the ocean. But I do want to ensure that profiles are something that scientific communities can use (and define for themselves).
> 
> -Annette
> 
> 
> On 1/4/18 4:31 PM, Rob Atkinson wrote:
>>  i.e. should we propose a DCAT profile for scientific data (and then 
>> delegate it to either a keen subgroup to add as a deliverable, or 
>> describe the potential scope in the guidleline deliverable and then 
>> park the issue)?
>>
>>
> 
> --
> Annette Greiner
> NERSC Data and Analytics Services
> Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
> 
> 

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