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Re: [dxwg] Datasets vs. Catalog relation [RDSCR] (#62)

From: fellahst via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 19:19:42 +0000
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The subclassing of dcat:Catalog from dcat:Dataset is problematic and a mistake in my opinion. It reduces its reusability, While Catalog class can reuse many properties of Dataset, it does not mean that it should be a subclass of Dataset. In Geoplatform, a Catalog can refer to different types of assets (closely matching to dcat:Resource) including maps, layers, services, reports etc. We define the term Portfoli as a subclass of dcat:Catalog. Catalog could also be specialized as a Collection, Series or Aggregation of assets, e.g. map series, datasets series, image collection etc..

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