Re: Linked Data Glossary is published!

On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Melvin Carvalho

> On 27 June 2013 17:08, Bernadette Hyland <> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On behalf of the editors, I'm pleased to announce the publication of the
>> peer-reviewed *Linked Data Glossary* published as a W3C Working Group
>> Note effective 27-June-2013.[1]
>> We hope this document serves as a useful glossary containing terms
>> defined and used to describe Linked Data, and its associated vocabularies
>> and best practices for publishing structured data on the Web.
>> The LD Glossary is intended to help foster constructive discussions
>> between the Web 2.0 and 3.0 developer communities, encouraging all of us
>> appreciate the application of different technologies for different use
>> cases.  We hope the glossary serves as a useful starting point in your
>> discussions about data sharing on the Web.
>> Finally, the editors are grateful to David Wood for contributing the
>> initial glossary terms from Linking Government Data<>,
>> (Springer 2011). The editors wish to also thank members of the Government
>> Linked Data Working Group <> with special
>> thanks to the reviewers and contributors: Thomas Baker, Hadley Beeman,
>> Richard Cyganiak, Michael Hausenblas, Sandro Hawke, Benedikt Kaempgen,
>> James McKinney, Marios Meimaris, Jindrich Mynarz and Dave Reynolds who
>> diligently iterated the W3C Linked Data Glossary in order to create a
>> foundation of terms upon which to discuss and better describe the Web of
>> Data.  If there is anyone that the editors inadvertently overlooked in this
>> list, please accept our apologies.
> Looks awesome, well done!  I was actually asked for something like this
> already this month.
> Would there be any possibility to add two more, which come up a bit:
> FP -- Functional Property
> IFP -- Inverse Functional Property

This might be border line with getting into the details of RDFS/OWL, and it
might be why it was left out. RDF class and property are not even defined
for example, and they would be required for defining FP and IFP. What
criteria did the group use to draw the line so far?

"A Linked Data approach is seen as an valid alternative..."
s/an valid/a valid/


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