[tdwg-content] Darwin Core pending terms resolution

Peter DeVries pete.devries at gmail.com
Wed Jun 29 17:57:48 CEST 2011

Hi John,

It might have been a simple typo in your message, but I thought I should
mention it for safety.

See http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/

There is a somewhat hard to see difference.


Instead of


- Pete

On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 1:53 AM, John Wieczorek <tuco at berkeley.edu> wrote:

> Dear all,
> I am preparing to resolve outstanding issues with new terms that have
> been proposed for the Darwin Core following the procedure outlined in
> the Darwin Core Namespace Policy
> (http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/namespace/index.htm#classesofchanges),
> section 3.4. The list of terms under consideration include the
> following, the original proposals for which can be found  in the
> Darwin Core Issue Tracker
> (http://code.google.com/p/darwincore/issues/list):
> DigitalStillImage (type vocabulary)
> Individual (class) and individualRemarks
> dcterms:source
> alive/dead status
> yearOfPublication
> geo:lat and geo:lng
> georeferencedDate
> The process for ratification calls for a 30-day public comment period.
> I will create separate threads explaining the current status for each
> of the terms or term combinations listed above so that the commentary
> can be tracked for each. Terms that pass the 30 days with consensus
> (which will be measured by a lack of dissenting opinion) will be
> entered into the Darwin Core vocabulary and I will make adjustments to
> the documentation, schemas, and canonical RDF representation of the
> standard. Terms that remain controversial will remain in the
> commentary stage until another semi-annual review can be undertaken.
> Questions or concerns about this process are welcome.
> John
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Pete DeVries
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