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Re: State of SSN: arguments in favour of a single name and namespace, proposal, the SEAS example, proposal of action

From: Raphaël Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2017 13:32:34 +0100
To: Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@emse.fr>, SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <64e108df-bf5f-dc07-c4c1-90fba50b1486@eurecom.fr>
> PROPOSAL: use a single name (SSN), prefix and namespace (@Prefix ssn:
> <http://www.w3.org/ns/ssn/>, with a slash at the end), set of terms, but
> 2+ documents, corresponding to 2+ profiles:
>  - a "light" (the vocabulary, code name SOSA),
>  - a "full" (imports the "light", adds some terms and semantics, as
> backward compatible with the old SSN as possible, putting aside the
> axioms involving DUL),
>  - a "full + DUL alignment", completely compatible with the old SSN.

> If my proposal gets some support, I propose my help here:
> ACTION: Maxime to branch the current HEAD branch, implement his
> proposal, and issue a pull request for further discussion.

+1 for the rough proposal (my only doubt is how much the full+ DUL 
alignment profile will be developed) and +1 for you proposed ACTION ! 
Like Kerry (and I think Raul), I'm also pledging for a concrete proposal 
to evaluate, where beyond general intent, we work on an ontological term 
basis, i.e., each concept and property has its complete definition 
machine encoded in SOSA, SSN, etc since the devil is in the details. I 
think that the recent work from Simon, Phil and Rob go in the right 
direction for this.
Best regards.

   Raphaël

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