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Re: suggested shortnames

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2012 08:39:57 +0000
Message-ID: <4F571EDD.5000204@gmail.com>
To: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
CC: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>, public-gld-wg@w3.org
On 07/03/12 06:01, Michael Hausenblas wrote:
>> For "org" and "people", I'm inclined to go with vocab-org and
>> vocab-people. I think http://www.w3.org/TR/people suggests a somewhat
>> larger scope than this document has.
> +1 for vocab-people etc. - looks sensible and scalable to me.


>> The one aspect of
>> this that's not a coin flip, I think, is whether to put the word
>> "government" and the letter "g" in the title. I lean slightly against
>> it, because I think it would scare away some people who would find the
>> document useful, but that's just my relatively uninformed opinion.
> We're chartered for GLD. Our prime 'customers' are government agency.
> Let's be honest and stick with what/who we are. Don't get me wrong - I
> love the idea that the stuff we write is reusable and in a sense
> applicable to other domains, but I think we're sending out the wrong
> message. I fear that in an attempt to maximise potential reuse down the
> line we fail to show respect and dedication towards our main audience:
> governments.

+1, the best practice document should include "gld" or similar in the 

My personal pick would be gld-best-practice but have no very strong 

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