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Re: [dxwg] How to express available formats for a dcat:Dataservice (#1055)

From: matthiaspalmer via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 10:13:17 +0000
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Two things:

1. I agree with @oystein-asnes regarding the interpretation that a dcat:Distribution can only have one format. In part due to the DCAT-AP constraint and in part from the definition of dcat:Distribution in the original DCAT recommendation that says that distributions are used to "represent different formats of the dataset or different endpoints".
2. Maybe we do not need to introduce a new property like dcat:availableFormats. Maybe we can reuse the dct:format property on DataService. I see nothing in the Dublin Core specification hindering repeating it, the limitation on repeating it on dcat:Distribution is based on the semantics of the class not the property itself.

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