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Re: [dxwg] What does prof:profileOf entail? (#507)

From: Rob Atkinson via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 08:26:36 +0000
To: public-dxwg-wg@w3.org
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@makxdekkers cited https://joinup.ec.europa.eu/release/dcat-ap-how-extend-dcat-ap which   is rather informative - and supports the axiomitisation proposed in #844 

" Extensions must not widen but may only narrow down the usage notes as specified in DCAT-AP v1.1, so that all information provided according to the extension remains valid for DCAT-AP v1.1"

and if you wanted to argue about "thats for extensions not profiles" it makes it clear it regards these as the same in the rationale:

"The proposed rules are intended to allow an extension profile to satisfy local or domain-specific requirements while preserving interoperability in a wider European and cross-domain environment,"

this neatly joins the dots in the proposed Profiles design that its notion of compatibility via conformance is a requirement for interoperable data exchange.


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