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Re: Stating requirements

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:18:45 -0500
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <133b3fd9-ecaf-82b6-579f-97e57faf3c1e@kcoyle.net>
Thanks, Rob. This gives us four groups that we can discuss.
Can we give the requirements in these groups a unique tag that we can
filter on? That way we all get the same view while discussing them.

kc

On 9/12/17 3:08 AM, Rob Atkinson wrote:
> Hi Karen et al,
> 
> The first batch of requirements have been edited heavily, the second 50%
> less so - was trying to get feedback on progress so far because its a
> fair bit of work to try to get the requirements both simple and self
> explanatory, and not be lots of repetitions of very similar things.
> 
> I have just committed a few edits I had started cleaning up such things. 
> 
> For the record, the groupings to review are:
> 
> 6.1 -> 6.4  "Profiles"
> 6.5 -> 6.9 "Versions"  (add 6.43 here)
> 6.10 -> 6.13 "Finer grained descriptions of datasets and distributions"
> 
> I would like to focus on identification and citation matters as a group
> - it kind of overlaps Version perhaps  
> 6.17 6.22 6.23 6.36?
> 
> Are spatial and temporal extent part of "fine grained semantics" - in
> the same way that classifications schemes used in attributes are part of
> the fine grained data structure - is this just an expression of the
> range of a property of the data?
> 
> Whatever happens, its going to be hard to come up with disjoint
> categories and groupings - and I dont want to spend my life justifying
> my arbitrary decisions, so I've done a few and lets see whether an
> agreed structure falls out looking at the rest please.
> 
> Rob
> 
> On Tue, 12 Sep 2017 at 12:06 Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net
> <mailto:kcoyle@kcoyle.net>> wrote:
> 
>     I'm sorry I missed the last meeting, so I might be repeating something
>     that was already said, but... I think it would be helpful if the
>     requirement "headings" were stated as requirements. That way we could
>     look at the list of requirements and it would make sense. As an example,
>     we have:
> 
>     ----
>     6.17 Cite datasets
> 
>     Provide a way to specify information required for data citation (e.g.,
>     dataset authors, title, publication year, publisher, persistent
>     identifier)
>     ----
> 
>     I would modify this to be something like:
> 
>     ----
>     6.17 Provide full citation information for datasets
> 
>     Currently missing from DCAT are:
>      - full range of identifiers,
>      - dates,
>      - contributors and
>      - resources supported by [DataCite]
>     ----
> 
>     (I copied from the use case - that list of missing may not be correct.
>     This is just an example.)
> 
>     Some requirements are already worded this way, like:
> 
>     6.3 Create a way to list the profiles implemented by a dataset or a
>     specific distribution
> 
>     If this makes sense, I may be able to make a number of suggestions
>     before the next meeting.
>     --
>     Karen Coyle
>     kcoyle@kcoyle.net <mailto:kcoyle@kcoyle.net> http://kcoyle.net
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> 

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