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Re: What is an implementation of an ontology?

From: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 11:37:51 +0000
Message-ID: <55017A8F.5040904@w3.org>
To: Scott Serich <sserich@opengeospatial.org>, SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Indeed, thanks Scott.

On 12/03/2015 10:07, Scott Serich wrote:
> Typo: ORG link should (I think) be http://www.w3.org/TR/vocab-org/.
>
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> From:  Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
> Date:  Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 5:48 AM
> To:  SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
> Subject:  What is an implementation of an ontology?
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>
> Simon asked me what the WG has to do to get an ontology through the W3C
> process, specifically, what counts as an implementation.
>
> Essentially the Candidate Recommendation stage is there to provide
> evidence that what has been specified actually works, as proved by (at
> least two) two independent implementations (I heard here in Barcelona
> that the equivalent rule at OGC is three implementations?)
>
> There are three recent vocabularies that provide examples of the kind of
> thing we're looking for. Like all Recs, these three vocabs all link to
> their implementation reports:
>
> DCAT      http://www.w3.org/TR/vocab-dcat
> ORG       http://www.w3.org/vocab-org
> Data Cube http://www.w3.org/TR/vocab-data-cube
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/DCAT_Implementations
> http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/ORG_Implementations
> http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/Data_Cube_Implementations
>
> For ORG and Data Cube, Dave Reynolds created a validator tool, see
> http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/wiki/Validator, which was used in the
> implementation reports.
>
> The reports gather evidence that the vocabularies are being used,
> ideally in real world scenarios, which elements are being used in each
> case etc so that you can check that each of the terms has been used at
> least twice.
>
> It's a high bar, but that's what we're aiming for wrt OWL Time, SSN and
> Coverage in LD.
>
> HTH
>
> Phil.
>
>

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