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Re: Use machine-readable standardized data formats / Use non-proprietary data formats

From: Annette Greiner <amgreiner@lbl.gov>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:44:09 -0700
Cc: <public-dwbp-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <5CB21757-08EC-40F3-A3F3-1AE13883BCA8@lbl.gov>
To: Makx Dekkers <mail@makxdekkers.com>
I think they are particular representations of data. If you publish a cool 3D rendering of some data, I think that is enriching it, but the data are the individual observations (vectors or voxels or whatever) used to make the representation. For molecules, I would say that a structured listing of the atoms and their bonds is the data. Otherwise, every visualization is data, which one can certainly argue in the definitional sense, but I think is beyond our scope.

On Aug 14, 2015, at 7:25 AM, Makx Dekkers <mail@makxdekkers.com> wrote:

> Annette,
> You hit the problems spot on:
>> I'm trying not to rule out things like graph data.
>> I think 3D models are out of scope, whether of sculptures or molecules. If
> the
>> model is broken down into data, then it is in scope. 
> To be clear, I wasn't talking about paper and glue 3D models, but about
> digital representations of objects and phenomena in space. How can you say
> that is not 'data'?
> Makx.
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