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Re: General comments on UCR doc

From: Andrea Perego <andrea.perego@jrc.ec.europa.eu>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2015 10:25:30 +0200
Message-id: <CAHzfgWBzpd_4XxzbQ-STu90DfqrHKALPsu3dWy6nevZOxX6dHw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Baumann <p.baumann@jacobs-university.de>
Cc: Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl>, Alejandro Llaves <allaves@fi.upm.es>, SDW WG <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Hi, Peter.

>> [snip]
>>
>> 1. I don't see a requirement about the fact that spatial data must be
>> available in multiple formats. This is something that popped-up quite
>> frequently during the discussions in Barcelona, and it is implied by a
>> number of requirements.  I think this is something that must be
>> explicitly and clearly stated, and it goes together with the
>> linkability requirement, as both are key principles for the Web
>> architecture.
>
> much agreed, but I'd turn it around:
> Spatiotemporal data must be processable independently from their format (while
> recognizing that the amount of metadata available in each format varies).

I tend to agree. But it's unclear to me how this will be implemented,
in practice. E.g., would this require that applications should be able
to consume spatial data irrespective of their format?

Thanks

Andrea
Received on Wednesday, 27 May 2015 08:26:16 UTC

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