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Re: UC9 and OGD,Interop -- Re: plan to finish document and re-charter Group [was: Re: Plain Language use case [was RE: Suggestion for Introduction]

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 16:48:38 +0200
Cc: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
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To: "Peristeras, Vassilios" <vassilios.peristeras@deri.org>
Thanks, Vassilos. I like it. Adding it to the doc. Unless someone  
objects we can close ISSUE-32.

-- Jose

El 28/04/2009, a las 11:35, Peristeras, Vassilios escribió:

> Thanks Jose.
> I see your point and agree.
> I would suggest the following addition in the text to emphasize on  
> the need for metadata and to reflect something that is upcoming (see  
> also the CEN eGov group document for the service model they propose):
> "Using a Semantic Web approach, public organizations would publish
> datasets annotated with domain specific vocabularies and/or metadata  
> (e.g. using a common and generic service model to annotate public  
> services) - and offer a query interfaces for applications to  
> accessthe  public
> information in a non-predefined way. This would greatly boost the
> ability of third parties to use and reuse the information provided by
> public governments, in ways and applications perhaps unforeseen (and
> unforeseable) by them. "
>
> Best regards,
> Vassilios
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose M. Alonso [mailto:josema@w3.org]
> Sent: 28 April 2009 12:15
> To: Peristeras, Vassilios
> Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
> Subject: UC9 and OGD,Interop -- Re: plan to finish document and re- 
> charter Group [was: Re: Plain Language use case [was RE: Suggestion  
> for Introduction]
>
> Hi Vassilios,
>
> El 25/04/2009, a las 11:55, Peristeras, Vassilios escribió:
> > Thanks Jose,
> >
> > I am wondering where the UC9 [1] could be included in the document.
> > I could see it alternatively in:
> > a) What Are the Main Issues with Publishing Open Government Data? As
> > a challenge for annotating data about public services using a common
> > RDFa schema, or
> > b) in the interoperability section either in the How Can
> > Interoperability Be Achieved? Or in the What Are the Main Issues to
> > Achieve Interoperability? sub-sections.
> >
> > If you (or someone else) give me an indication of where to include
> > the idea I could distill the UC description in a small paragraph.
> > ...
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/Use_Case_9_-_Common_Service_Model
>
> ISSUE-32 opened.
>
> It could probably fit in any of the sections you mention. Several
> sections overlap and I nwo Suzanne and Kevin will take another look to
> the whole document soon in case some need to be re-arranged.
>
> Said that, we have not referenced any of the use cases from the doc
> and I'd prefer us not to do so. I consider the ones in the wiki draft
> use cases and it still needs to be decided what to do with them, as I
> said in previous email.
>
> I think there's already a bit in OGD that's even more generic than UC9
> and that covers this well enough for now:
> "Using a Semantic Web approach, public organizations would publish
> datasets - and offer a query interface for applications to access the
> information in a non-predefined way. This would greatly boost the
> ability of third parties to use and reuse the information provided by
> public governments, in ways and applications perhaps unforeseen (and
> unforeseable) by them. "
>
> As much as I like RDFa, I think there's enough emphasis on it right
> above that piece, too, and adding more might make the section a bit
> too biased on that specific standard.
>
> Cheers,
> Jose.
>
> --
> Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>    W3C/CTIC
> eGovernment Lead                  http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/
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