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Re: Data format version

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:38:03 +0100
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To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org
On 3 January 2013 13:16, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org> wrote:

> This issue comes up more than one would hope. Ivan Herman's work on
> http://www.w3.org/ns/formats/ is one answer (as Tim has pointed out) and
> dcterms:format doesn't quite cover it. When working on ADMS we had to come
> up with a new Class and property pair. See http://www.w3.org/ns/adms#**
> adms:representationTechnique<http://www.w3.org/ns/adms#adms:representationTechnique>
>
> (ADMS is under development in the W3C Gov Linked Data WG but is already
> being used by various public sector bodies).
>


Thanks Phil, Tim ... I'm going to go with

http://www.w3.org/ns/adms#representationTechnique

Bearing in mind it's more or a hint that a bot can stiff when it gets
confused, rather than, a hard and fast rule ...


>
> HTH
>
> Phil.
>
>
> On 03/01/2013 11:55, Tim Haynes wrote:
>
>> On 01/02/2013 10:59 PM, Melvin Carvalho wrote:
>>
>>> Was wondering if anyone knew of a predicate that could be used to define
>>> the data format in a document.
>>>
>>> It's not the MIME type, more a level of granularity within a mime type
>>> to represent certain evolutions of the project.
>>>
>>> I've looked at
>>>
>>> owl : versionInfo -- but that seems only to apply to ontologies
>>> doap : version -- but that seems to apply to projects
>>> http://www.w3.org/2000/10/**swap/pim/doc#version<http://www.w3.org/2000/10/swap/pim/doc#version>-- seems to be the
>>> version of the document
>>>
>>> What I'm looking for is a string that say the data in the document is of
>>> a certain kind e.g. opensocial v0.1 vs opensocial v0.2
>>>
>>> I know RDF should be perfectly self descriptive, but this will give the
>>> processor a hint as to what it will find, any bugs etc.
>>>
>>
>> How about
>> http://dublincore.org/**documents/2012/06/14/dcmi-**
>> terms/?v=terms#MediaType<http://dublincore.org/documents/2012/06/14/dcmi-terms/?v=terms#MediaType>
>> or
>> something in http://www.w3.org/ns/formats/
>> ?
>>
>> HTH,
>>
>> ~Tim
>>
>
> --
>
> Phil Archer
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