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Re: [dxwg] Clarify intention of 'UML' style diagram

From: Simon Cox via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:13:59 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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> and ample explanation of the meaning of the classes

While the diagram is becoming busy, the class count is still quite low, and it can be argued that the definition of the classes inheres primarily in their relationships and properties, so making these visible is the clearest way to provide such an explanation. Having a diagram and a table requires readers to look in two places and correlate between these. 

Geological map legends used to have a hilarious two- or three-step legend, with some kind of hatching or colouring in the map, then a set of tablets linking the hatching to alpha-numeric codes, then captions that linked the codes to text. This was of course due to the limitations of drafting and reproduction technologies. It was bewildering ... 

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