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RE: ISSUE-53 (mv-license-to-distribution): Move the license property from dataset to distribution [DCAT]

From: Makx Dekkers <mail@makxdekkers.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2013 22:01:57 +0100
To: "'Government Linked Data Working Group'" <public-gld-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <001801cdfff6$3603f880$a20be980$@makxdekkers.com>
This is the approach we took for ADMS, so I strongly agree.

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> Subject: ISSUE-53 (mv-license-to-distribution): Move the license
> property from dataset to distribution [DCAT]
> 
> ISSUE-53 (mv-license-to-distribution): Move the license property from
> dataset to distribution [DCAT]
> 
> http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/track/issues/53
> 
> Raised by: Fadi Maali
> On product: DCAT
> 
> moving dc:license from dcat:Dataset to dcat:Distribution to support
> the scenario where different distributions have different licenses.
> This introduces redundancy when all distributions have the same
> license, as license description has to be repeated for each. However,
> having this property on the dataset level and stating that
> distributions "inherit" it contradicts with RDF semantics and
> potentially can result in inconsistencies. Therefore, I suuggest
> moving the property dc:license to the level of dcat:Distribution
> 
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