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Re: bug in the RDF Media Ontology

From: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@liris.cnrs.fr>
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 11:11:44 +0100
Message-ID: <4F3CD660.3000104@liris.cnrs.fr>
To: Thierry Michel <tmichel@w3.org>
CC: "public-media-annotation@w3.org" <public-media-annotation@w3.org>
Hi Thierry,

> PA,
> 
> Unfortunately the media Ontology is now published as a Recommendation 
> and it cannot be edited.
> 
> I had send an earlier message for people of the group to review the 
> document, and had explained that once the document is published as a 
> Rec, it is frozen forever, and no edits can be done on this document.

I know, and I apologize. The RDF ontology has had so many revisions, I
was not suspecting it would still contain errors :-/

> However, there is an errata page linked from the Rec at
> http://www.w3.org/2012/01/mediaont-10-errata.html
> for corrections.
> 
> I have edited this page and have added the two errata for RDF and TTL.
> Please review it carefully.

Done, and I'm happy with it :)

> Furthermore, the media Ontology Recommendation links to two external files
> 
> from the spec :
> 
> "For you convenience, you may download this RDF file at
> http://www.w3.org/ns/ma-ont.rdf"
> 
> "For you convenience, you may download this TTL file at
> http://www.w3.org/ns/ma-ont.ttl"
> 
> I have published your new RDF and TTl version in these 2 URI.

this is what really matters in the end, as this is where semweb agents
will ultimately download the ontology.

> Conclusion:
> 
> The RDF and TTL embeded in the spec in sections 7.3 and section 8 can 
> not be edited and will remain with the bugs.
> 
> The links to the external RDF and TTL files are corrected.
> The errata page explains these errors and how to mofify it.

That makes sense. Thanks for taking care of this, and apologies again :-/

  pa

> 
> Best,
> 
> Thierry
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