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Re: What is an implementation of an ontology?

From: Adila Alfa Krisnadhi <krisnadhi@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:15:06 -0400
Message-ID: <CAGE=HzNgr=aJ39gtFdARzAuo9xV13oy8C_cObvFFiOiG-TXtYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>
Cc: SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Hi Phil,

Would having internally developed ontologies aligned/mapped to the terms of
the ontology for the Candidate Recommendation be counted as "being used" in
this case?

--adila

On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 5:48 AM, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org> wrote:

> 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.
>
>
> --
>
>
> Phil Archer
> W3C Data Activity Lead
> http://www.w3.org/2013/data/
>
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>
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