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Re: [BioRDF] Comments from Christoph Grabmuller on BioRDF microarray provenance

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2010 13:19:29 -0500
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=9PyDxmSTNJvZqdKtsS=2dCAjorLDjDviuaOqh@mail.gmail.com>
To: Christoph Grabmuller <grabmuel@ebi.ac.uk>
Cc: Helen Parkinson <parkinson@ebi.ac.uk>, "M. Scott Marshall" <mscottmarshall@gmail.com>, HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
> The DO is a OBO Foundry candidate, and there is an official OWL
> release [1], so wouldn't that be the authoritative source for URIs? Of
> course it's easy to replace the definition_citations, but wouldn't it
> be much nicer if the user can just download two 'officially' released
> OWL files and work across them directly?
> Of course there are many other sources that do not define any URIs on
> their own whatsoever.

As a point of reference, the OBO id policy is documented here
(currently google docs, soon on obofoundry site)

FWIW, "OBO Foundry candidate" isn't an official designation, though it
is often used descriptively by projects that have asked for review.


> Christoph
> [1] http://www.obofoundry.org/cgi-bin/detail.cgi?id=disease_ontology
Received on Tuesday, 9 November 2010 18:20:27 UTC

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