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The Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) is a W3C Candidate Recommendation

From: Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2013 12:39:32 -0500
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Cc: GLD Chairs <team-gld-chairs@w3.org>
To: W3C public GLD WG WG <public-gld-wg@w3.org>
Hi,
I am pleased to announce that The Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT) is a W3C  Candidate Recommendation effective today (5-Nov-2013): 
http://www.w3.org/TR/2013/CR-vocab-dcat-20131105

The approval and publication are in response to this transition request: 
http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/DCAT_CR_transition

The disposition of Last Call comments is available at: 
http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/DCAT_LC_comments

There were no Formal Objections.

Patent disclosures relevant to this specification may be found on the  Government Linked Data (GLD) Working Grop Working Group's patent  
disclosure page in conformance with W3C policy: 
http://www.w3.org/2004/01/pp-impl/47663/status

The Government Linked Data (GLD) Working Group expects to receive more  comments in the form of implementation feedback and test cases. The GLD Working Group believes it will have satisfied its implementation criteria  by December 2013.

This Call for Implementations follows section 7.4.3 of the W3C Process  Document: 
http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/tr.html#cfi
Many thanks to the editors Fadi Maali and John Erickson, with support from active members of the Government Linked Data Working Group, and especially the eGov Activity Lead Sandro Hawke, for getting DCAT to CR.  Our work isn't over, so please stay tuned!

Cheers,

Bernadette Hyland, co-chair 
W3C Government Linked Data WG
Charter: http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/
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