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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: Kerry Taylor <kerry.taylor@anu.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2017 14:08:45 +0000
To: Raúl García Castro <rgarcia@fi.upm.es>, Raphaël Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>, Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@emse.fr>, "SDW WG Public List" <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
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Hey -- I deserve some credit for a worked example too! (although it only revolves around the platform class, not everything).

-----Original Message-----
From: Raúl García Castro [mailto:rgarcia@fi.upm.es] 
Sent: Friday, 3 February 2017 12:45 AM
To: Raphaël Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>; Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@emse.fr>; SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Subject: Re: State of SSN: arguments in favour of a single name and namespace, proposal, the SEAS example, proposal of action

El 2/2/17 a las 13:32, Raphaël Troncy escribió:
>> 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

Dear all,

I am also happy with this proposal (and with the action) and with the approach of start working with concrete examples to achieve progress.

Kind regards,


Dr. Raúl García Castro

Ontology Engineering Group
Departamento de Inteligencia Artificial
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros Informáticos Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Campus de Montegancedo, s/n - Boadilla del Monte - 28660 Madrid
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