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RE: Re: Use case mail

From: Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2010 09:13:39 -0400
Message-ID: <52E301F960B30049ADEFBCCF1CCAEF5909994A68@OAEXCH4SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: "Antoine Isaac" <aisaac@few.vu.nl>, "public-xg-lld" <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
I agree it is a good idea to include the link to Tim's document. IMO,
though, the "Cool URIs for the Semantic Web" is a better reference
because "Real World Object", "Generic Document", and "Web Document" are
vital concepts.

http://www.w3.org/TR/cooluris/

Could we include both?

Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-xg-lld-request@w3.org [mailto:public-xg-lld-
> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Antoine Isaac
> Sent: Friday, September 03, 2010 5:16 AM
> To: public-xg-lld
> Subject: Fwd: Re: Use case mail
> 
> Hi Marcia (forwarding to the list, as it is a relevant question, and
> the continuation of yesterday's call [1])
> 
> 
> > Do you think it is necessary to refer to the 4 principles to avoid
> > non-true-LD be included?
> > http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html
> 
> 
> 
> I'd have said that if contributors don't know linked data they would
> not even think of contributing :-)
> 
> Now, we're in the real world, and we'll be sending the call to more
> general lists. So there could be still completely out-of-scope
> contributions that we don't want if we don't put such link.
> 
> Any objection?
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Antoine
> 
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/minutes/2010/09/02-lld-
> minutes.html#item15
> 
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Re: Use case mail
> Date: 	Thu, 2 Sep 2010 13:34:39 -0400
> From: 	ZENG, MARCIA <mzeng@kent.edu>
> To: 	Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
> 
> 
> 
> On 9/2/10 7:14 AM, "Antoine Isaac" <aisaac@few.vu.nl> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> 
>      >  Dear all
>      >
>      >  To prepare for our calling for external contributions for
(use)
>      cases, I
>      >  have drafted a first mail at
>      >  http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Use_Case_Call_Mail
>      >
>      >  It is heavily adapted from the SKOS Call for use cases at
>      >  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-
> wg/2006Dec/0036.html
>      >
>      >  Comments are of course highly welcome. And feel free to
> directly
>      fix any
>      >  typo or grammatical mistake you would spot on the text!
>      >
> 
> 
>      A note on this: while adapting the SKOS use case mail I felt very
>      tempted to re-use the introduction at
>      http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/Use_Case_Template
> (copied
>      below). I really like that piece of text, and I think it is a
good
>      way to assert that we especially value user-oriented use cases
for
>      our task, even if other cases are welcome as well. However it
> would
>      make the mail we send a very long one, even if we shortened it to
>      half of its current size.
> 
>      I'd thus suggest to fit this introduction into
>      http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/UCCuration , which is
>      communicated to external contributors in the current draft mail.
> 
>      Maybe we can discuss this on the coming call. But it is now quite
>      late, and anyway objections or approval by mail are always
> welcome,
>      especially from these who have sent regrets :-)
> 
>      Antoine
> 
>      -----
> 
>      The mission of the Library Linked Data Incubator Group is to help
>      increase global interoperability of library data on the Web by
>      bringing together people involved in Semantic Web
>      activities--focusing on Linked Data--in the library community and
>      beyond, building on existing initiatives, and identifying
>      collaboration tracks for the future.
> 
>      Achieving this goal will depend on identifying shared models,
> modes
>      of collaboration, and a common understanding of the changing ways
>      that data is shared on the web.
> 
>      One approach to this problem is to identify use cases that
reflect
>      expectations of how end-users will exploit library services and
>      assets, how libraries will make such assets and services
> available,
>      and the infrastructure and devices necessary to complete this
>      connection. It is important, as well, to recognize that libraries
>      exist within an ecosystem of many information providers and
>      services, and the interrelationships among all information
> providers
>      is an important component of such use cases.
> 
>      A use case describes what a user can do with a system by
> specifying
>      a sequence of interactions between user and system leading to a
>      desirable outcome. It should not be confused with specifying the
>      technology itself: a use case may allow for many alternatives to
>      achieving user needs. While use cases are typically devised
>      independently of underlying technology (that is, they are
intended
>      to expose functional requirements, rather than to specify the
> means
>      by which such requirements are satisfied), the focus of this
>      Incubator Group is specifically on how linked data approaches
> might
>      be brought to bear so as to improve the overall ability to
satisfy
>      user needs. The linked data perspective should therefore be
> integral
>      to the use cases.
> 
>      To help analysis across use cases and to keep a consistent level
> of
>      information, each use case should try to follow the template
> below,
>      providing something for each non-optional field.
> 
> 
> 
> 
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