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RE: dcat Distribution and different licenses

From: Gannon Dick <gannon_dick@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 10:30:45 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <273205.96697.qm@web112619.mail.gq1.yahoo.com>
To: public-egov-ig@w3.org
Just my 2 cents ...

I don't think different usage licenses are a problem ... provided ... the modification dates are coordinated in time.  The frequency for "Government Work" has to be one/day.  If you adopt the convention that all modification dates *must* be a dateT00:00:00Z then the license is more useful because (date) (date+1) ... are well defined and the data distribution is more reliable because you know that it is not currency/news and subject to change (at least until next midnight UTC).

The Industrial Revolution did not change the nature of Governance or Metadata.  In other words, Open Data is not only Data Mining, it's Data Farming :o)

--Gannon  

--- On Fri, 1/14/11, Maali, Fadi <fadi.maali@deri.org> wrote:

> From: Maali, Fadi <fadi.maali@deri.org>
> Subject: RE: dcat Distribution and different licenses
> To: "Bart Hanssens" <bart.hanssens@skynet.be>, public-egov-ig@w3.org
> Date: Friday, January 14, 2011, 11:16 AM
> Hi,
> 
> There is an issue already added about this:
> http://www.w3.org/egov/IG/track/issues/43
> 
> 
> The examples you provide look fairly reasonable and I've
> added them to
> the issue description (see the link above).
> 
> Thanks & Regards,
> Fadi
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-egov-ig-
> > request@w3.org] On
> Behalf Of Bart Hanssens
> > Sent: 13 January 2011 23:44
> > To: public-egov-ig@w3.org
> > Subject: dcat Distribution and different licenses
> > 
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 
> > Reading the vocabulary reference on the wiki, I
> noticed that there is
> > no
> > license property on dcat:Distribution (like
> dcat:Dataset).
> > 
> > Most notably Eurovoc seems to have a different license
> for the use of
> > its PDF form vs its SKOS/XML form, so perhaps there
> should be a
> license
> > property on Distribution ?
> > (in Belgium there are also a few cases where accessing
> a DataSet
> > through
> > a Webservice is free for personal use, but the same
> data as Download
> > requires a different, commercial license)
> > 
> > Thanks
> > 
> > 
> > Best regards
> > 
> > 
> > Bart
> > 
> 
> 
> 


      
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