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Re: dataset and Dataset

From: Christopher Gutteridge <cjg@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2013 17:21:28 +0100
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To: RaphaŽl Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>
CC: Phil Archer <phil@philarcher.org>, Makx Dekkers <makx@makxdekkers.com>, "'Bill Roberts'" <bill@swirrl.com>, public-gld-comments@w3.org
I would prefer to see dcat:hasDataset and dcat:hasDistribution it's less 
likely to cause errors, especially as the rdfs:label is identical too.

On 05/04/13 17:13, RaphaŽl Troncy wrote:
> Dear all,
>> I followed the idea of using a property to point to a class with the
>> capitalisation of the class name as the only difference in some recent
>> vocab work - and got push back.
> I would also recommend to push back on this, and disagree with Bill, 
> this is not an established practice (or at least, I would like to see 
> evidence of the contrary), nor a practice to encourage.
>> I was told by non-Sem Web data modellers
>> that the more general convention is that properties (data type
>> properties) should be nouns and relationships (object type properties)
>> should be verbs.
>> Things like org:hasSite cf. org:classification fit in with this.
> Yes, and remember that we are talking about directed graph, and that a 
> good practice is to give the direction of the property in its name, 
> thus the hasXXX or the isXXXOf pattern.
>> Based on that, if we were starting from scratch I'd argue for
>> dcat:hasDataset or dcat:includesDataset but it may be too late now.
> Why would it be too late? This is last Call. So this is the time. 
> After, rec, this would be too late.
> Best regards.
>   RaphaŽl

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