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Re: Status of resources (stable, testing etc)

From: Alistair Miles <alimanfoo@googlemail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 12:55:10 +0100
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>, Marc Wick <marc@geonames.org>, Dublin Core <DC-ARCHITECTURE@jiscmail.ac.uk>, SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>, Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@talis.com>, Libby Miller <Libby.Miller@bbc.co.uk>
Message-ID: <20100429115510.GE5661@aliman-desktop>
FWIW, I know jon phipps created a status vocabulary which is used
internally in metadataregistry.org, see:

http://metadataregistry.org/concept/list/vocabulary_id/31.html

Maybe not what you're after, but I thought I'd make the connection.

Cheers,

Alistair

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 08:47:45PM +0200, Dan Brickley wrote:
> +cc: Leigh, Libby
> 
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 6:56 PM, Bernard Vatant
> <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>wrote:
> 
> > Hello folks
> >
> > We are currently revisiting the Geonames ontology (long overdue) including
> > feature codes, on which I would like to add some Dublin-Core like
> > annotations re. concepts. In particular some concepts are going to be
> > deprecated using dcterms:isReplacedBy, some will be deprecated altogether
> > without replace because they've never be used, and quite a lot will be put
> > in a status of quasi-obsolescence or quasi-extinction. Those are feature
> > codes used less than one per million features, which means less than 7 times
> > considering Geonames has over 7 millions features in store ...
> > I was wondering which vocabulary is the best for expressing that.
> > http://www.w3.org/2003/06/sw-vocab-status/ns is used by FOAF, Bibontology
> > and others. But it defines status as a data property, I would prefer an
> > object property with an enumerated range of individual values. Of course I
> > can define those in geonames data space, but since this is not particular to
> > geographical codes, I was wondering if there was some vocabulary on some
> > shelves I miss. BTW I was amazed not to find any "status" property in Dublin
> > Core.
> >
> 
> Yes, that is a limitation of the sw-vocab-status vocab. At the end of last
> year I started writing it up towards a W3C Note (after a 'go for it' from
> Ivan), with Libby Miller and Leigh Dodds. The effort is a little stalled but
> the draft is at http://www.w3.org/2003/06/sw-vocab-status/note.html
> 
> If you think it's worthwhile, we could expand the note to include new more
> useful properties.
> 
> Interested to help? :)
> 
> (even encouraging us to put time into this counts as help!)
> 
> Dan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> > Suggestions?
> >
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> > Vocabulary & Data Engineering
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