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[PORT] use cases

From: Alistair Miles <a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 12:22:24 +0000
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Links to some use cases from Diane Hillman ...

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Fwd: [PORT] SKOS planning to 31 April]
Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2006 10:49:06 -0500
From: Diane I. Hillmann <dih1@cornell.edu>
To: Alistair Miles <a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk>
References: <43EA2796.80206@rl.ac.uk> 
<p0600202ac01109fd8a80@[192.168.1.100]> <43EB5BF1.3040901@rl.ac.uk>

Sure, go ahead. Please point out that this is a site in progress, and
that suggestions or comments can be forwarded to me.

Diane

>Hi Diane, thanks alot for this. Can I forward these links to the 
>SKOS mailing list?
>
>Diane I. Hillmann wrote:
>>
>>Alistair:
>>
>>We have a bunch of use cases for registry functions using SKOS at: 
>>http://phoenix.ischool.washington.edu/wiki/index.php/NSDL_Registry_Use_Case_Documentation_%28Vocabularies%29 
>>which you're welcome to use.  When using them, please refer to our 
>>General Use Case Information ( 
>>http://phoenix.ischool.washington.edu/wiki/index.php/General_Use_Case_Information 
>>) for explanations of terms used in the cases.
>>
>>Regards,
>>Diane
>>
>>>Hi all,
>>>
>>>The SWBPD-WG has asked for a 3 month charter extension to finish off a
>>>couple of documents and draft a charter for subsequent activities, which
>>>would take us up to 31 April. Continued SKOS work will feature in
>>>subsequent activities, most likely as a recommendation track work item.
>>>
>>>So how could we best use the time to 31 April?
>>>
>>>One option is to plan a 3rd review and publish 3rd public working drafts
>>>of the SKOS Core Guide and SKOS Core Vocabulary Specification. If we did
>>>this, I'd suggest we don't aim to be too ambitious, but go for changes
>>>like the extensions appendix, for which we know there is an immediate
>>>demand.
>>>
>>>Note that the chairs have indicated that the current SKOS WDs are quite
>>>sufficient as input to recommendation track work, so there is no
>>>necessity for us to publish 3rd public working drafts.
>>>
>>>Another option is to begin drafting a use cases and requirements
>>>document. The fundamental requirements and use cases driving design of
>>>SKOS Core have until now been implicit, and I think it would help to
>>>focus design goals if we attempt to articulate them. This would also
>>>greatly help scoping of rec track work. OWL has a 'requirements and use
>>>cases' document [1], as does SPARQL [2] - I haven't read these yet but I
>>>plan to :)
>>>
>>>Speaking personally, I'd rather put my effort into a use cases and
>>>requirements document. I'm currently finishing off a masters course, and
>>>only have a limited amount of time to devote to SKOS over the next 3
>>>months.
>>>
>>>Whatever we decide, we can of course continue to develop and discuss the
>>>SKOS Core proposals/issues list [3].
>>>
>>>Cheers,
>>>
>>>Al.
>>>
>>>[1] http://www.w3.org/TR/webont-req/
>>>[2] http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-dawg-uc/
>>>[3] http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core/proposals
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>--
>>>Alistair Miles
>>>Research Associate
>>>CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
>>>Building R1 Room 1.60
>>>Fermi Avenue
>>>Chilton
>>>Didcot
>>>Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
>>>United Kingdom
>>>Email: a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
>>>Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>--
>>>Alistair Miles
>>>Research Associate
>>>CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
>>>Building R1 Room 1.60
>>>Fermi Avenue
>>>Chilton
>>>Didcot
>>>Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
>>>United Kingdom
>>>Email: a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
>>>Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
>>
>
>--
>Alistair Miles
>Research Associate
>CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
>Building R1 Room 1.60
>Fermi Avenue
>Chilton
>Didcot
>Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
>United Kingdom
>Email: a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
>Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440


-- 
Alistair Miles
Research Associate
CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Building R1 Room 1.60
Fermi Avenue
Chilton
Didcot
Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
United Kingdom
Email: a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
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