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Re: Public Editor's Draft of the OpenActive Activity List

From: Jonathan Holmes <j.holmes@manchester.gov.uk>
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 09:24:26 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKQuJyDZHijWXrXHajh=iAp9CuFrrNt5a6hE2K2-dX4FfCreLg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@theodi.org>
Cc: public-openactive@w3.org, R Linsley <B.Linsley@lrsport.org>, Jade Moulden <jade@emduk.org>
Hi,
I agree with annotating the list with the NGBs, the attached list may help
as it contains the websites of some of them.
It also contains the descriptions of some of our exercise classes which
also might help with some of the missing descriptions in the Activity List.
Thanks
Jon

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On 19 June 2017 at 15:42, Leigh Dodds <leigh.dodds@theodi.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I've just published a first editor's draft of the OpenActive Activity List
> [1]. The list is an updated and revised version of what we've been
> developing in our shared document [2].
>
> The strategy for producing this initial version has been to merge together
> the SportSuite, Sport England and EMD lists to produce a single,
> comprehensive list.
>
> I've spent some time reviewing how the 3 source lists relate to one
> another. The SportSuite and Sport England lists had good overlap and
> alignment in terms of structure. The EMD list is focused in a specific area
> and so has been imported more or else completely.
>
> This means that the current list is essentially a combination of all three
> lists with minimal changes beyond some relatively minor tweaks to naming
> and parent-child relationships. No new terms have been added, although a
> list of potential additions has already been created (see "Suggested New
> Terms" in [2]). Every item in the list also now has a unique identifier
> (UUID and a URI)
>
> The rationale for publishing the list in its current form is to:
>
> * provide an openly licensed resource that developers can begin using in
> applications
> * encourage data publishers to begin aligning their lists with our work,
> now that stable identifiers are available
> * provide a basis for further iteration, discussion and improvement
>
> There is clearly more to be done to develop and improve the list further.
> I've started collecting a list of issues in github [3]. I thought it might
> be easier for people to comment on those individually, rather than on the
> list itself.
>
> Aside from editorial improvements such as adding synonyms and
> descriptions, I think the main areas of work are to look at the structure
> of the list (which is now relatively flat) and decide whether there are
> some better ways of organising the activities.
>
> Please take a look at the list and issues and let me know your thoughts.
>
> I'd like to spend some time on our community hangout this Weds to discuss
> next steps.
>
> Cheers,
>
> L.
>
> [1]. https://www.openactive.io/activity-list/
> [2]. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1yWpVXGr91NiqWuCr7EBdVI2uhzxgN
> 3Qw-oIKNMuhTeQ/edit#gid=1315372676
> [3]. https://github.com/openactive/activity-list/issues
>
> --
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> @ldodds
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>
>

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