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Re: Data Cube ED

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2012 14:52:57 +0000
Message-ID: <4F3E69C9.7090509@gmail.com>
To: Curran Kelleher <curran.kelleher@gmail.com>
CC: public-gld-comments@w3.org
Hi Curran,

Many thanks for your comments. The editorial suggestions will be addressed.

I wanted to respond to a couple of your non-editorial points:

>   * However, it is also permissible to attach attributes at other levels
>     of the structure such as the overall data set <- I'm wondering, what
>     is the full set of possible levels at which attributes can be
>     attached? does it include slices? I suggest it be more concrete and
>     say: "However, it is also permissible to attach attributes at the
>     slice or data set level."

It is possible to attach at the slice level, indeed that's a key usage, 
so I agree the wording needs to be cleaned up. Reviewing and at least 
clarifying the abbreviation mechanism is something we intended to 
address before reaching Last Call.

>   * The data cube vocabulary permits either representation approach to
>     be used though they cannot be mixed within the same data set. <- So
>     this means that any tooling developed for combining data sets
>     together into larger data sets must handle both forms, and transform
>     its output into one form or the other?

Yes, as things stand that's correct.

>   * Property: qb:slice ( qb:DataSet -> qb:Observation ) -> based on this
>     triple which appears in the examples "eg:dataset-le2 qb:slice
>     eg:slice2", shouldn't this be Property: qb:slice ( qb:DataSet ->
>     qb:Slice ) ?

Correct. That's been fixed in the actual vocabulary but needs fixing in 
the document.

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