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Re: [dxwg] Create a use case and requirement for "central" authoritative validation rules (#597)

From: pedro winstley <pedro.win.stan@googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 20:14:50 +0000
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To: kcoyle via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Cc: Dataset Exchange Working Group <public-dxwg-wg@w3.org>
https://www.transport.gov.scot/media/13222/stats21_scottish_2011_.pdf is
the authoritative statement of the profile for road accident statistics.  I
need to ensure that any of the recommendations we have for profiles can be
fulfilled by a document such as this.  I also want the recommendation to be
able to take the authority who prepared this profile on a journey that
makes it more integrated with the data that it shapes, but this isn't going
to happen quickly so they need to be able to do some things now (e.g. the
identifier) and other things in due course.

On Wed, 30 Jan 2019 at 18:41, kcoyle via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org> wrote:

> I don't think this is a requirement that we can successfully define.
> Instead, I see this as something to be resolved in the future with a more
> complete definition of profiles. To me this is a basic weakness of the
> model, and I think a different model would be needed to resolve it.
> As an example, a non-actionable PDF file could be considered the
> authoritative statement of the profile, and if "constraints" (full or
> otherwise) are expected to be actionable, then there is no way to say that
> the PDF is the authoritative statement of the profile. There also may be
> more than one file that is considered "full constraints" (i.e. both ShEx
> and SHACL and maybe Schematron), so "full constraints" cannot define the
> central authority.
> I say we drop this entirely since I don't think we are prepared to develop
> a more comprehensive model. The relative meaning of the various resources
> in PROF will continue to be ambiguous.
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