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Re: DCAT, Data Cube Vocabulary, and Organization Ontology are W3C Recommendations

From: Gregg Kellogg <gregg@greggkellogg.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 09:08:49 -0800
Cc: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, Markus Lanthaler <markus.lanthaler@gmx.net>, Niklas Lindström <lindstream@gmail.com>, W3C RDFa WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <CF0D17C8-65D0-4DA7-A69A-1939C840B212@greggkellogg.net>
To: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
On Jan 17, 2014, at 3:25 AM, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:

> Manu,
> 
> based on our rules for the RDFa initial context, we have to add these three to the list. Which I will do. Two things around that:
> 
> - I will announce the change on this list, as well as the public rdfa list; Gregg, do you have a list of at least those implementers who gave us their test runs to notify them to update their implementations (I will of course do it for mine:-)

The implementer information should all be in the implementation report [1]. I'll push an update to mine today.

Gregg

[1] http://rdfa.info/earl-reports/#processors

> - Markus, should I go ahead and modify the JSON-LD context file on the W3C site? I am not sure who manages that file's source
> 
> Cheers
> 
> Ivan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Begin forwarded message:
> 
>> Resent-From: w3c-ac-members@w3.org
>> From: "Coralie Mercier" <coralie@w3.org>
>> Subject: DCAT, Data Cube Vocabulary, and Organization Ontology are W3C Recommendations
>> Date: 16 Jan 2014 17:33:52 GMT+1
>> To: w3c-ac-members@w3.org
>> Archived-At: <http://www.w3.org/mid/op.w9sgaqovsvvqwp@sith.local>
>> List-Id: <w3t.w3.org>
>> 
>> 
>> Dear Advisory Committee representative,
>> 
>> It is my pleasure to announce that
>> 
>>  Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT)
>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/REC-vocab-dcat-20140116/
>> 
>>  The RDF Data Cube Vocabulary
>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/REC-vocab-data-cube-20140116/
>> 
>>  The Organization Ontology
>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/REC-vocab-org-20140116/
>> 
>> are now W3C Recommendations.
>> 
>> At the W3C Advisory Committee Call for Review [1] of the documents all reviewers supported publishing the specifications as W3C
>> Recommendation.
>> 
>> Please, join us in congratulating the Government Linked Data Working Group [2] on this achievement.
>> 
>> This announcement follows section 8.1.2 [3] of the W3C Process Document.
>> 
>> For Tim Berners-Lee, Director,
>> Ralph Swick, Information and Knowledge Domain Lead,
>> Phil Archer, Data Activity Lead
>> Sandro Hawke, Government Linked Data Working Group Staff Contact,
>> Ian Jacobs, W3C Communications Team
>> 
>> [1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2013OctDec/0081.html
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/acreview#ACReviewAfter
>> 
>> --------------------
>> Titles and Abstracts
>> 
>> 
>> Data Catalog Vocabulary (DCAT)
>> 
>> DCAT is an RDF vocabulary designed to facilitate interoperability
>> between data catalogs published on the Web. This document defines the
>> schema and provides examples for its use.
>> 
>> By using DCAT to describe datasets in data catalogs, publishers
>> increase discoverability and enable applications easily to consume
>> metadata from multiple catalogs. It further enables decentralized
>> publishing of catalogs and facilitates federated dataset search across
>> sites. Aggregated DCAT metadata can serve as a manifest file to
>> facilitate digital preservation.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> The RDF Data Cube Vocabulary
>> 
>> There are many situations where it would be useful to be able to
>> publish multi-dimensional data, such as statistics, on the web in such
>> a way that it can be linked to related data sets and concepts. The
>> Data Cube vocabulary provides a means to do this using the W3C RDF
>> (Resource Description Framework) standard. The model underpinning the
>> Data Cube vocabulary is compatible with the cube model that underlies
>> SDMX (Statistical Data and Metadata eXchange), an ISO standard for
>> exchanging and sharing statistical data and metadata among
>> organizations. The Data Cube vocabulary is a core foundation which
>> supports extension vocabularies to enable publication of other aspects
>> of statistical data flows or other multi-dimensional data sets.
>> 
>> The namespace for all terms in this ontology is:
>> http://purl.org/linked-data/cube#
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> The Organization Ontology
>> 
>> This document describes a core ontology for organizational structures,
>> aimed at supporting linked data publishing of organizational
>> information across a number of domains. It is designed to allow
>> domain-specific extensions to add classification of organizations and
>> roles, as well as extensions to support neighbouring information such
>> as organizational activities.
>> 
>> The namespace for all terms in this ontology is: http://www.w3.org/ns/org#
>> --------------------
>> 
>> -- 
>> Coralie Mercier  -  W3C Communications Team  -  http://www.w3.org
>> mailto:coralie@w3.org +336 4322 0001 http://www.w3.org/People/CMercier/
>> 
>> 
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