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Re: Use of .well-known for CSV metadata: More harm than good

From: David Booth <david@dbooth.org>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 23:28:23 -0400
Message-ID: <55838C57.9060506@dbooth.org>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 06/18/2015 10:08 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> Hi David,
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>> On 19 Jun 2015, at 5:15 am, David Booth <david@dbooth.org> wrote:
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>> What distinguishes this case is that a tabular metadata file must
>> *explicitly* reference the associated data document in order for it
>> to be used as a CSVW metadata document.  This is a critical point,
>> which IMO changes the balance of the situation.
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> Where is this specified?

Section 5.3:
http://w3c.github.io/csvw/syntax/#h-standard-file-metadata
"If the metadata file found at this location does not explicitly include
a reference to the relevant tabular data file then it MUST be ignored."

David Booth


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> Regards,
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> -- Mark Nottingham   https://www.mnot.net/
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