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Re: [SKOS] Last comments on UC description format

From: Alistair Miles <a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 11:30:32 +0000
Message-ID: <45701258.1090506@rl.ac.uk>
To: SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>


Fine by me.



Antoine Isaac wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have put on the wiki a filled questionnaire for the current UC format:
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/ManuscriptsCase
> FYI, it took me something like 2 hours to complete (it is hard to 
> evaluate, I had to do other things in the meantime): about 30 minutes 
> for application, 1h30 for vocabularies. But notice that there are 2 
> vocabularies, and one of them is not the simplest one can find...
> Antoine
>> Hi all,
>> As discussed in this week's teleconference, the format for describing 
>> use cases should be decided (and sent around) at the beginning of next 
>> week. It would be great if *by monday (2006-12-01)* we have all the 
>> comments of the participants who object to the current proposal 
>> (building on Alistair's proposal), as available at [1]
>> Amongst the concerns I have in mind, a first one is about the 
>> *ordering of the different sections, and the position of questions 
>> concerning mappings (cf. e.g. end of [2])*. I have tried in the 
>> snapshot to solve that by actually keeping it independant, but 
>> mentioned in both Application and Vocabularies sections, in order to 
>> help contributors figure out why they should fill this section. Please 
>> object if the overall chaining of sections/subsections sounds too fuzzy.
>> A second, perhaps much more important one, is the *size and complexity 
>> of the questionnaire*. Some have argued (e.g. [3]) that too complex a 
>> form would deter people for contributing, while others think that on 
>> the contrary a complete form helps contributors, as well as editors of 
>> course. Please say so if you believe the current proposal is not 
>> well-balanced at all!
>> Cheers,
>> Antoine
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/UCFormat
>> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2006Nov/0061.html
>> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2006Nov/0047.html

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