[tdwg-content] NCD and DwC

Kevin Richards RichardsK at landcareresearch.co.nz
Sat Sep 12 11:16:22 CEST 2009

> 2) NCD is using terms from the TDWG ontology, which is to date an
> unfinished academic exercise without any review. This dependency
> seems to me to guarantee that NCD will require revision when the
> ontology is revised. This wouldn't necessarily be required if NCD took the
> reigns  and defined terms that aren't already in another standard (the
> Ontology does not fit into this category) within its own domain.

which emphasies the need for a collaborative workshop / effort to merge, or map, the TDWG Ontology and the DwC 2 model, classes, and properties.

Anyone know if this will be addressed at TDWG this year?


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