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Re: [dxwg] Change domain or create superclass of dcat:Distribution (#317)

From: Simon Cox via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 06:55:32 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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Returning to this topic, I have a hunch that a `dcat:Representation` superclass would also help explain the ['bag of files' UC](https://w3c.github.io/dxwg/dcat/#bag-of-files) more clearly. 

Any _file_ that is _not_ a **representation of the dataset itself** - such as a _schema_, or _supporting documentation_ - is a `Representation` but not a `Distribution`. A taxonomy of representations could exist though it is unlikely that we could actually express it (it would mix format and schema and role). 

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