Re: sinkholes schema

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From:  <> on behalf of Paola Di Maio
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Date:  Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7:30 AM
To:  W3C Web Schemas Task Force <>
Subject:  sinkholes schema
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Resent-Date:  Tue, 03 May 2016 11:31:21 +0000


I am working on two versions of an online map of sinkholes autogenerated by
RSS feeds from news alerts

The most advanced version of the system would extract certain data from the
feed (location, size, depth, cause etc), It came to mind that it would be
useful to  have a sinkhole data schema  to start with

Checked the <>  and found 'emergency' which
could (or could not) be a top level category for sinkholes

However, noted that emergency in <>  is
classified as a medical event. That would not do

So, I wonder if others see the need to bump up 'emergency' to be a broad
term for various types of emergency (medical being one of them)  and if this
makes sense in this project, and how to do that?

alternatively, I could propose a different type of top level term
such as 'geological occurrance' and stick the sinkhole uner that, but would
that make sense?

secondly, have not yet found out how to create a new schema
(browsed the documentation but there is no entry on
how to start a new schema). have I just not seen it?

pointers welcome


Received on Tuesday, 3 May 2016 11:46:52 UTC