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Re: sosa:hasSimpleResult

From: Maxime Lefrançois <maxime.lefrancois@emse.fr>
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 21:57:09 +0000
Message-ID: <CALsPASU-e0=mSO4Mj4gqfXEf4CWkjx8NoR+Ft3KAev9CfdU0RA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Phil Archer <phila@w3.org>, SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
Cc: Antoine Zimmermann <antoine.zimmermann@emse.fr>
Dear Phil, all,

Pull request 919 https://github.com/w3c/sdw/pull/919 contains an update:

I proposed to use "1021.45 hPa"^^cdt:ucum instead, ucum refering to the *The
Unified Code for Units of Measure (UCUM)* code system defined at
http://unitsofmeasure.org/ucum.html

Best,
Maxime

Le mer. 7 juin 2017 à 10:58, Phil Archer <phila@w3.org> a écrit :

> Dear SSN folks,
>
> I've just been looking at the spec with my "pretend I know something
> about internationalisation " hat on. In doing so I note the two methods
> of recording results (sosa:hasResult -> sosa:Result and
> sosa:hasSimpleResult).
>
> The Result class separates value from units - good. And in example 3,
> hasSimpleResult is shown with a value of
>
> "12.4 m"^^cdt:length
>
> i.e. it is a typed literal. Good.
>
> However, this datatyping is not mandated by the spec itself and, in
> example 4 it just says
>
> sosa:hasSimpleResult "1021.45 hPa"
>
> I'm pretty sure i18n would throw a red flag at that. It's a string
> without any semantics. Therefore, I suggest that SSN follows the example
> of skos:notation [1] and strongly encourage values of
> sosa:hasSimpleResult to be typed literals, not plain ones.
>
> Doable?
>
> Phil
>
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference/#notations
>
>
>
> --
>
>
> Phil Archer
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