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Re: Errors in POWDER Document

From: Robert Chapin <miqrogroove@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2010 09:43:19 -0500
Message-ID: <cc07d0bd1003010643v2779cb1cm3a3c8c81cacc72f5@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Cc: public-powderwg@w3.org
Hi Phil,

Thanks for the very informative reply.

It makes sense that the vocabulary file needs to be corrected.  I was
able to find a human-readable version at
http://www.icra.org/vocabulary/2008/  It looks like ICRA 2008 would be
rather dysfunctional without the 'sz' term.  Now that I think of it, I
should be able to host my own corrected copy until the "official" URL
is working.

If you get a chance, also check the 'hd' term, which has conflicting
definitions.  ;)


On Mon, Mar 1, 2010 at 7:27 AM, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org> wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> Double oops here - thanks for pointing out the problem.
> Now I'm in a bit of a quandary as the error is really in the ICRA vocabulary
> file. The sz term, and a bunch of other 's' terms, ought to exist in the
> schema. The fact that they don't is an error on my part when I wrote that
> file in 2008 (I used to work for ICRA and began my involvement in the POWDER
> initiative while I was there). The problem is that I no longer work there
> and the ICRA system is effectively mothballed. Unless things have changed in
> recent months, which I very much doubt, there is no one at that organisation
> who would want to, still less be able to, fix this.
> So perhaps we can change the POWDER Primer? That's possible although it's
> not as easy as it sounds since, like all documents in w3.org/TR space,
> changes involve publishing new versions or similarly open processes.
> I don't like the fact that there is a mismatch between the POWDER Primer and
> the RDF schema it refers to and will do what I can to correct it - but that
> might take a while. If this presents you with a problem, please let me know
> and I'll act more quickly!
> Meanwhile, I can only apologise for my general incompetence and thank you
> again for pointing out the error.
> Cheers
> Phil.
> Robert Chapin wrote:
>> There appears to be some kind of mistake in
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/powder-primer/icra_example.xml
>> The example uses an element named <icra:sz> which is not defined.  I
>> am looking in http://www.icra.org/rdfs/vocabulary2008 and that element
>> simply doesn't exist.
> --
> Phil Archer
> W3C Open Media Web
> http://www.w3.org/
> http://philarcher.org
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