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[dxwg] Clarify scope of DCAT and potential for extensions (#649)

From: Simon Cox via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 02:00:33 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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dr-shorthair has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/dxwg:

== Clarify scope of DCAT and potential for extensions ==
A number of issues (#64 #172 #432 #530) relate to the scope of DCAT. 
Public comments suggest that the extension to support data-services is either too much (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-dxwg-comments/2018Oct/0002.html) or not enough (https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-dxwg-comments/2018Oct/0003.html). 
The matter was discussed in the DCAT team meeting 2019-01-09 and it was [agreed to add text into the Rec in various places](https://www.w3.org/2019/01/09-dxwgdcat-minutes#x08) to 
1. clarify that the scope of DCAT includes Datasets and DataServices
2. note that dcat:Resource provides an extension point for further sub-classes if desired, so that catalogues of other things can use the same DCAT superstructure. 

Doing this should allow several issues to be closed. 

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/issues/649 using your GitHub account
Received on Thursday, 10 January 2019 02:00:35 UTC

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