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Re: Comments on Draft

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2015 17:51:40 -0700
Message-ID: <55077A9C.30405@kcoyle.net>
To: Irene Polikoff <irene@topquadrant.com>, "public-data-shapes-wg@w3.org" <public-data-shapes-wg@w3.org>
Irene, I like your wording -- with the exception of "built-in" which is 
a phrase I'm struggling with. I'll try to explain that in my response to 
Holger.

Thanks.
kc

On 3/16/15 4:43 PM, Irene Polikoff wrote:
> Here is a possible rewording of the abstract:
>
> Abstract
>
> SHACL (Shapes Constraint Language) is an RDF vocabulary for describing RDF
> graph structures or "shapes˛. SHACL shapes can be used to communicate data
> structures associated with some process or interface, generate or validate
> data, or drive user interfaces. SHACL includes ability to specify the
> scope of constraint applicability such as any RDF node (global) or a
> specific node or a specific set of nodes.
>
> SHACL is an extensible language. It provides a built-in high-level
> vocabulary for expressing most commonly used constraints such as property
> cardinalities and value ranges. It also defines a standard mechanism for
> extending SHACL vocabulary with additional terms for describing
> constraints. This document defines the SHACL RDF vocabulary together with
> its underlying semantics.
>
>
>
> On 3/16/15, 7:02 PM, "Karen Coyle" <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:
>
>> Abstract
>>
>> SHACL (Shapes Constraint Language) is an RDF vocabulary for describing
>> RDF graph structures. Some of these graph structures are captured as
>> "shapes", which are expected to correspond to nodes in RDF graphs.
>> Shapes provide a high-level vocabulary to identify predicates and their
>> associated cardinalities, datatypes and other constraints. Additional
>> constraints can either be stated globally or be associated with shapes,
>> using SPARQL and similar executable languages. These executable
>> languages can also be used to define new high-level vocabulary terms.
>> SHACL shapes can be used to communicate data structures associated with
>> some process or interface, generate or validate data, or drive user
>> interfaces. This document defines the SHACL RDF vocabulary together with
>> its underlying semantics.
>
>
>

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