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[dxwg] dcat:Resource description edits, section 5.1 (#966)

From: Stephen Richard via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 22:28:51 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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smrgeoinfo has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/dxwg:

== dcat:Resource description edits, section 5.1 ==
Current text states:
"dcat:Catalog represents a catalog, which is a dataset in which each individual item is a metadata record "
and in the next paragraph:
"dcat:Resource represents an individual item in a catalog."

This seems likely to confuse a careful reader (is a dcat:Resource a metadata record?).  suggested edit for dcat:Resource

_dcat:Resource represents a dataset or data service described by a metadata record in a catalog. This class is not intended to be used directly, but is the parent class of dcat:Dataset, dcat:DataService, and dcat:Catalog (as a subclass of dcat:Dataset). Member items in a catalog should describe a dataset or data service, a sub-class of these, or a sub-class of dcat:Resource defined in a DCAT profile or other DCAT application. dcat:Resource is effectively an extension point for defining a catalog of any kind of resource._

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