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[dxwg] What is the level of the inheritance link? (#857)

From: aisaac via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2019 10:15:25 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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aisaac has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/dxwg:

== What is the level of the inheritance link? ==
This is a spin-off from #642
The example provided there uses the property prof:inheritedFrom between a Resource Descriptor and a Profile.
As @kcoyle noted, all of the requirements related to inheritance all speak of profile inheritance. From the draft profiles guidance document:
"2..4 Profile inheritance [RPFINHER]
Profiles may add to or specialise clauses from one or more base specifications. Such profiles inherit all the constraints from base specifications."
In addition we have this, which I think may also refer to resources rather than profiles:
"2.3 Profile of profiles [RPFPP]
One can create a profile of profiles, with elements potentially inherited on several levels."

We've talked a lot about 'profile inheritance' and that prof:isInheritedFrom is about something slightly different (maybe a "consequence" of profile inheritance, but for the resources that embody these profiles).

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/dxwg/issues/857 using your GitHub account
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