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Re: RADion - in name(space) only

From: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 08:18:36 +0000
Message-ID: <4F62F75C.70207@gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
CC: Public GLD WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>
On 15/03/12 17:30, Dave Reynolds wrote:

> 2. There seems to be no notion of collection structure. In several
> registry standards you have the notion of a Registry (the service) which
> contains Registers (collections of registered items) which contains
> Assets. The Register is where governance regimes get applied. So for
> example Joinup (the registry) might say "here is the Register of
> standards approved by the EU for use in Environmental modelling". The
> point about a Register is that it is closed world and can't be modelled
> through tags or topic markers.

Ignore the last sentence. It's nonsense. In this setting "closed world" 
is an operational semantics that can be supplied by the registry service 
("I guarantee I have the definitive list") and doesn't not require 
closure at modelling level.

Dave
Received on Friday, 16 March 2012 08:19:11 UTC

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