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Re: [publishing-statistical-data] W3C Data Cube Last Call

From: Guillaume Duffes <guillaume.duffes@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 18:26:06 +0200
Message-ID: <CACmwpp7gvX6gyo36-onFXkNOnZNVr7PjFyrD7SCe8Kdwt-5c7A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Cc: public-gld-comments@w3.org, Cotton Franck <franck.cotton@insee.fr>
Hi,

It is all fine for me.

Have a nice day.

Guillaume


2013/5/9 Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>

> Hi Guillaume,
>
> Thank you again for your comments on the Data Cube Last Call draft.
>
> We previously responded to your primary comment but I wanted to follow up
> to confirm that we have also made the editorial corrections that you
> suggested. Details below. The current editor's draft is at [1].
>
> Please can you let us know if you are satisfied with this response.
>
> On 04/04/13 17:04, Guillaume Duffes wrote:
>
>  _*6.4*_ :A typo:  “ /To express the value of this attribute we would
>> typically us//*e *//a common thesaurus”/
>>
>
> Fixed.
>
>  _*6.4*_ : Need some clarification: “/well call this the ///normalized/
>> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-**vocab-data-cube-20130312/#dfn-**
>> normalized<http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/WD-vocab-data-cube-20130312/#dfn-normalized>
>> >//representation“
>> / → *we'll***or *well, let's call *??
>>
>
> Fixed ("this is called the ...").
>
>  _*6.4*_ : “ /In a data set with multiple observations
>> //*[measures ??]*//**//then we add an additional dimension whose value
>>
>> indicates the measure. This is appropriate for applications where the
>> measures are separate aggregate statistics“/→ I do not completely agree
>>
>> with that.
>>
>> First, I guess you meant multiple measures instead of observations.
>>
>
> Yes, fixed.
>
>  The above-mentioned “ /additional dimension/ “, that is the measure
>> dimension is defined in SDMX 2.1 as “/ is a special type of dimension
>>
>> which defines multiple measures in a data structure definition. [..].
>> Note that it is necessary that these representations are compliant (the
>> same or derived from) with that of the primary measure.” /The primary
>>
>> measure which represents the value of the phenomenon to be measured via
>> a reference to a concept, is mandatory and can take its semantic from
>> any concept, although it is provided as a fixed identifier (OBS_VALUE).
>>
>> The SDMX MeasureDimension is above all a dimension, admittedly of a
>> particular type, whereas it seems to me that the RDF Data Cube
>> MeasureDimension, declared as a qb:MeasureType is primarily a measure.
>> In my mind it is exemplified by the fact that the qb:MeasureType
>> component is a dimension property with an implicit code list whereas
>> SDMX requires a reference to an explicit ConceptScheme whether its
>> representation be made explicit or not. I think it would be worth
>> mentioning this slight difference.
>>
>
> We already addressed this in the previous discussion [2], though we have
> further clarified that this is a divergence from SDMX.
>
>  _*7:*_“/Internal and external metadata/” seem to be equivalent to the
>>
>> SDMX structural and reference metadata. Provided that you deem the terms
>> as identical, the SDMX terminology seems to me more specific to the
>> statistical context.
>>
>
> Accepted, changed to use the SDMX terminology. This subsection has moved
> earlier in the document in response to another commenter.
>
> Best wishes,
> Dave
>
>
> [1] https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/gld/**raw-file/default/data-cube/**index.html<https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/gld/raw-file/default/data-cube/index.html>
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/**Public/public-gld-comments/**
> 2013Apr/0037.html<http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-gld-comments/2013Apr/0037.html>
>
>
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