[tdwg-content] errata in RDF guide

Steve Baskauf steve.baskauf at vanderbilt.edu
Fri Dec 12 16:47:20 CET 2014

I was examining the definition of dwc:organismScope 
(http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/organismScope ) and noticed that its 
comment specifically says "To describe the kind of Organism using a URI 
object in RDF, use rdf:type ... instead."  The Darwin Core RDF Guide 
includes dwc:organismScope in the category of terms having analogues in 
the dwciri: namespace (i.e. having an IRI-reference object).  I believe 
that it should be removed from that list and placed in Table 3.8 [1] 
with an explanation that rdf:type should be used instead in accordance 
with the term comment.

Steve Baskauf


Steven J. Baskauf, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer
Vanderbilt University Dept. of Biological Sciences

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