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Re: More detailed requirements

From: Andrea Perego <andrea.perego@jrc.ec.europa.eu>
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:31:40 +0200
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To: Linda van den Brink <l.vandenbrink@geonovum.nl>
Cc: "SDW WG (public-sdw-wg@w3.org)" <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Hi again, Linda.

On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM, Linda van den Brink
<l.vandenbrink@geonovum.nl> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> As I mentioned in a separate email we (Geonovum) are currently reviewing the
> requirements and trying to make sense of them and add more detail to them.
> This is a little bit ahead of the work of the SDWWG, but I think could be
> relevant to the question of how to structure the UCR document. As an
> example, please find below one requirement with our questions and more
> detailed sub-requirements.
>
> 1.             It should be easy to find spatial data on the web
> 1.1           Non-experts should be able to find spatial data on the web
> through free-text searches
> 1.2           Spatial data on the web - datasets as well as single objects -
> should be findable through numerous ontologies/synonyms
> 1.3           Popular search engines should be able to find spatial data on
> the web (see requirement #5)
> 1.4           It should be possible to add semantics and structure to
> spatial data on the web (through existing mechanisms e.g. schema.org,
> Location Core)
> 1.5           Human/computer search mechanisms must be able to search for
> spatial entities/objects within datasets
> 1.6           There should be standardized search filters (e.g. within,
> nearby) for spatial data that are supported by popular search engines
> 1.7           Spatial objects should be findable through a (set of)
> basic/primitive spatial property e.g. centroid (see requirement #2).
> 1.8           Metadata should be inseparable from the data it describes
> 1.9           It should be possible for users to annotate (add tags and
> links to other datasets) the (meta)information they find (so that search is
> improved)
> 1.10         APIs and “smart” geo-services (e.g. WPS, WFS) should be (made)
> crawlable

+1 to all from me, but I'm not sure about the background and
implications of 1.8 ("Metadata should be inseparable from the data it
describes"). Could you please explain?

Thanks!

Andrea
Received on Wednesday, 15 April 2015 21:32:20 UTC

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