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Re: the Best Practices skeleton

From: Thiago José Tavares Ávila <thiago.avila@ic.ufal.br>
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 12:34:42 -0300
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To: Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl>
Cc: SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Hello Frans.

I agree about using stories to illustrate the needs of the users of our
best practices. To be clear, at what part of the skeleton the stories will
be written ? Will it be a running example, crossing all the topics ?

Congrats. Thiago.

IntroductionWhy we are herePrinciplesTarget audience (ie producers and
consumers, characterised as discussed)Identity and IdentifiersSpatial
Relations/ OntologiesGeometry and CRSAPI and Implementation
related to Time, SSN and CoveragePerhaps just the integrated view of these

2015-06-25 6:12 GMT-03:00 Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl>:

> Dear group.
> We did not get to discuss the Best Practices skeleton at the meeting
> yesterday but I did think about the item a bit so I would like to share my
> thoughts before they fade away.
> The suggested skeleton
> <https://www.w3.org/2015/spatial/wiki/Notes_for_Context#Suggested_Skeleton>
> looks like the document is going to be a collection of recommendations,
> with chapters grouping together strongly related recommendations. I think
> it could be nice to present recommendations in the form of recipes or
> stories. Not instead of the suggested structure, but perhaps next to that.
> Two basic stories that can be told are:
>    1. How to publish spatial data on the web
>    2. How to consume spatial data on the web
> Such stories could provide step by step instructions on what to do,
> illustrated by examples. If such general stories will have too many
> variations, some more focused stories could be told, for instance:
>    1. Alice has a data set containing spatial data. She thinks it might
>    be useful to someone, so she wants to publish it on the web. Which steps
>    does she need to take?
>    2. Bob is developing a smart phone application that provides a user
>    with information based on current location. How can he tap in to the web of
>    spatial data and put the data to use in his application?
>    3. Carol is doing research on global climate change. How can she find
>    and query the data that might be applicable to her research?
> Of course the collected use cases could serve as a source of inspiration
> for specific stories.
> I believe stories are easy to read and easy to understand. And I think
> that step by step instructions with examples are what many people would
> appreciate.
> Next to stories we could have a comprehensive set of recommendations on
> various subjects. That would allow people to look up information about a
> specific subject. Such reference information could be structured according
> to the suggested skeleton. From the stories references could be made to
> those recommendations, allowing someone reading a story to drill down to
> background information, if required.
> Regards,
> Frans
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