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Re: [dxwg] Determine roles and role descriptions for profile resources (#788)

From: pedro winstley <pedro.win.stan@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 22 Aug 2019 17:42:39 +0100
Message-ID: <CABUZhHmUx6BLLUVcC3EaeopAmAhEQLXJ4C7ViYOTizmMFS9SWQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: makxdekkers via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Cc: Dataset Exchange Working Group <public-dxwg-wg@w3.org>
agree with @maxdekkers about this

Dan Gillman et al in ISO11179 part 4 deal with definitions in helpful ways,
and the avoidance of circular reasoning is right in there

On Wed, 6 Mar 2019 at 09:25, makxdekkers via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>

> Can I again make a comment about circular definitions? Saying that
> 'constraints' are 'constraints' or that 'validation' 'provides validation
> resource' or that 'mapping' 'provides a mapping' is not really helpful for
> someone who does not have the right background. Also, the use of 'provides'
> in the definition should be avoided -- it's much better to just state what
> it *is* rather than what it *does*.
> E.g.
> 'constraint': description of obligations, limitations or restrictions that
> apply to the profile
> 'validation': instructions to be used to verify conformance to the profile
> 'mapping': description of conversion between two specifications
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