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Re: Spec review request: CSV on the Web

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:53:34 -0400
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On 4/20/15 7:41 AM, Dan Brickley wrote:
> The CSV on the Web Working Group [1] has just published a new set of
> Working Drafts, which we consider feature complete and implementable.
> We particularly
> seek reviews from Web Security, Privacy, Internationalization and Accessibility
> perspectives at this time. A request has also been sent to the TAG
> [7]. We request
> review now rather than later since we are following W3C's revised Process in
> which there is no distinct Last Call; we prefer to invite reviews now
> rather than wait for a formal Candidate Recommendation.
>
> The drafts are:
>
> Model for Tabular Data and Metadata on the Web [2]
> - an abstract model for tabular data, and how to locate metadata that enables
> users to better understand what the data holds; this specification also
> contains non-normative guidance on how to parse CSV files.
>
> Metadata Vocabulary for Tabular Data [3]
> - a JSON-based format for expressing metadata about tabular data to inform
> validation, conversion, display and data entry for tabular data
>
> Generating JSON from Tabular Data on the Web [4]
> - how to convert tabular data into JSON
>
> Generating RDF from Tabular Data on the Web [5]
> - how to convert tabular data into RDF
>
> We are keen to get comments on these specifications, either as issues on
> our GitHub repository [6]  or by
> posting to public-csv-wg-comments@w3.org.
>
> We would also like to invite people to start implementing these
> specifications and to donate their test cases into our test suite.
> Building this test suite, as well as responding to comments,
> will be our focus over the next couple of months.
>
>
> Dan
>
>
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/2013/csvw/wiki/Main_Page
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-tabular-data-model-20150416/
> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-tabular-metadata-20150416/
> [4] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-csv2json-20150416/
> [5] http://www.w3.org/TR/2015/WD-csv2rdf-20150416/
> [6] https://github.com/w3c/csvw/issues
> [7] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2015Apr/0028.html
>
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