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Re: ACTION-251: (ISSUE-88) write up how an ssn:platform and a sosa:platform are essentially the same, with an example (Spatial Data on the Web Working Group)

From: Raphaël Troncy <raphael.troncy@eurecom.fr>
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 09:31:00 +0100
To: Kerry Taylor <kerry.taylor@anu.edu.au>, "janowicz@ucsb.edu" <janowicz@ucsb.edu>, Rob Atkinson <rob@metalinkage.com.au>, Raúl García Castro <rgarcia@fi.upm.es>, "public-sdw-wg@w3.org" <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>, "Cox, Simon (CESRE, Kensington)" <Simon.Cox@csiro.au>, Armin Haller <armin.haller@anu.edu.au>, "maxime.lefrancois.86@gmail.com" <maxime.lefrancois.86@gmail.com>
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> If someone wants to work with the core of ssn alone  (ie the simple
> part) then  all the terms of that  core must be in a different
> namespace (and I mean namespace) to any of the terms in the more
> complex part (the full ssn). Tools will go and retrieve the ontology
> file from the namespace URI that the term refers to, so such tools
> need to  retrieve a file that contains the core alone when only core
> terms are being used.

What are those "tools" that behave like this? I'm not doubting that this 
may indeed be the behavior of "some" tools but given that this is AFAIK 
not something that a standard has indicated that a tool should do, why 
such a behavior should guide the modeling decision of SSN?


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