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[dxwg] vann:usageNote used incorrectly in DCAT RDF representation

From: Simon Cox via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 May 2018 09:51:53 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <issues.opened-321504412-1525859512-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
dr-shorthair has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/dxwg:

== vann:usageNote used incorrectly in DCAT RDF representation  ==
The DCAT RDF representation has a lot of documentation captured as text in `vann:usageNote` elements. 
This is incorrect, as it is a sub-property of `rdfs:seeAlso` - see http://vocab.org/vann/#usageNote. 
`rdfs:seeAlso` is an `owl:ObjectProperty` so cannot have a `Literal` value. 

Also, the VANN vocabulary is no longer available in RDF (I can't find it anyway). 

Proposal: replace [vann:usageNote](http://vocab.org/vann/#usageNote) with [skos:scopeNote](https://www.w3.org/TR/skos-primer/#secdocumentation) throughout 

In the RDF representation of SKOS the definition of `scopeNote` is "A note that helps to clarify the meaning and/or the use of a concept."

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/issues/233 using your GitHub account
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