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Re: Adding QUDT to RDFa Initial Context

From: Sebastian Heath <sebastian.heath@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2013 10:14:48 -0400
Message-ID: <CACsb_1pu0h5Z9ZEYyevaJ2r05HG4LEYf1xqdFc=H4Z9i6-VfTg@mail.gmail.com>
To: W3C RDFWA WG <public-rdfa-wg@w3.org>
QUDT is a very useful vocab. There's a chicken-egg issue and I totally
understand that it isn't the WG's job to be either of those. But if it
does take off, I would endorse it being added to a default context
and/or used in RDFa examples. In fact, the latter would be *great*.

 -Sebastian

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 8:43 AM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
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> On 29 August 2013 08:08, Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org> wrote:
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>> Alex,
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>> the mechanism that lead to the first set has been described in
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>> http://www.w3.org/2010/02/rdfa/profile/data/
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>> the executive summary is that there should be a proof that the given (non
>> W3C rec defined) vocabulary is indeed widely used on the Web; we should
>> _not_ be in position to make some sort of a qualitative judgement on the
>> vocabularies in order to get them on the list.
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>> If we stick to this principle then I would say qudt may be a good
>> candidate in a few years if it really catches attention (and I am perfectly
>> happy to say it has good chances) but not at this moment...
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>> All that being said, we may have to think about re-running those (or
>> similar) searches to see if anything significant has changed (or rely on
>> some other services like LOV)
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> FWIW and quite informally, I've been unable to find much RDFa/Microdata
> content using it. I've found < 50 domains using linkedmodel.org-based RDF
> types, less using qudt.org (there's some of former on both linkedmodel.org
> and w3.org). I've not studied RDF/XML, Turtle, JSON-LD etc etc use. I don't
> take this as any reflection on the quality of the vocabulary, which looks
> pretty useful...
>
> Dan
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