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Re: "Publish the policies followed when coining URIs"

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Sun, 04 Sep 2011 15:12:48 -0700
Message-ID: <20110904151248.102824pc6kqfti3k@kcoyle.net>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
I think it was fine the way it was. Most of these sections have  
already been heavily edited and should only be re-edited if terribly  


Quoting Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>:

> I suspect that the title for this section, "Develop policies for managing and
> preserving RDF vocabularies," was a hold-over from an earlier version of this
> section, as the preservation of RDF vocabularies is now covered in a  
> subsequent
> section.  How about:
>     Publish the policies followed when coining URIs
>     Organizations and individuals who create and maintain URIs for resources
>     and descriptive vocabularies should publish the policies followed when
>     coining those URIs. Such "namespace policies" provide quality  
> assurance for
>     users of URIs, and the widespread availability of such policies will
>     promote the creation of better data. Policies might cover:
>     * Patterns used to coin the URIs, preferably based on  
> best-practice guidelines.
>     * Institutional commitments to the persistence of the URIs.
>     * Version policy for the resources identified by the URIs.
>     * The use of "HTTP" URIs, which invoke the Hypertext Transfer  
> Protocol supported
>       universally by Web browsers, and their resolution to any Web  
> pages or RDF schemas
>       which document the meaning of the URIs.
>     * Translations of labels and other annotations into other languages.
> Note:
> --  Removed references to "namespaces," which were undefined and add  
> an unnecessary
>     layer of complexity.
> --  Removed reference to "Good practice guidelines and recipes for  
> constructing
>     ontologies and structured vocabularies." -- out of place here.
> --  Added reference to  
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypertext_Transfer_Protocol
> [1]  
> http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/lld/wiki/index.php?title=Draft_recommendations_page_take2&diff=6135&oldid=6133

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