Validating, using and extending DCAP-SSE and ESS Global Vocab


(Matt Wallis) #1

This thread follows on from an audio conference between @mariana, @josefkreitmayer, @gandhiano, @jnardi and @mattw on 2016-03-17. Notes on that conference can be found at https://text.allmende.io/p/SEE_LOD_talks. I’m also drawing the attention of @benb from REL (see his related thread ), @almereyda, @colmjunior to this thread.

The main topic under discussion was the use of DCAP-SSE and the ESS Global vocabulary, created by the ESS Global task-force.

The Institute for Solidarity Economics (that’s where I work) has already committed to the use of DCAP-SSE and the ESS Global vocabulary. We see the path ahead as an iterative process: when we come up with a requirement that we don’t know how to satisfy with the current DCAP and vocabulary, then we will review it with @mariana, and see how best to deal with it. I expect that this will lead either to us getting better informed about how to use the existing DCAP, or adding some new predicates and objects, which may or may not be included in a future version of the DCAP or vocabulary.

During the audio conference, it seems that there are others in the community who are interested in using the work of ESS Global, and that @mariana is happy to continue the development of the DCAP and vocabulary to cover new requirements for data within the SSE. The more of us involved in this process, the better the coverage, the better the work can be shared, and the better interoperability will be achieved.

Areas of work

##Collaboration platform

I’d be infavour of setting up a github to capture this work. Any other suggestions? Maybe some of the wider TransforMap discussions belong on this discourse, but I think that technical specs, use-cases, functional requirements, issues, could all be done well on github. @mariana, is there already something in existence within the ESS Global task-force that would be good for this work (I hate creating new things unnecessarily!)

##Next steps

Perhaps I am jumping ahead too quickly, because I am very enthusiastic about this work :slight_smile: I’d love to know how you all think about this next step with ESS Global. Do you want to be involved in this work?


Susy-Map in action
combining, comparing, merging, developing onward our existing vocabularies
(Mariana Curado Malta) #2

##Collaboration platform

I’d be infavour of setting up a github to capture this work. Any other suggestions? Maybe some of the wider TransforMap discussions belong on this discourse, but I think that technical specs, use-cases, functional requirements, issues, could all be done well on github. @mariana, is there already something in existence within the ESS Global task-force that would be good for this work (I hate creating new things unnecessarily!)

We have a wiki: purl.org/essglobal/wiki

That we can continue using. We can enter a new section for the new work.

Indeed. Let’s define the group of people/organisations and define how we will work.

I remind you that we said that I could give a Webinar (with Jason) to explain what is DCAP-SSE and ESSGlobal RDF Vocabulary. And explain how to use it.


(Matt Wallis) #3

Great!

For now, when I find issues with DCAP-SSE I will continue to report and track them here: https://github.com/p6data-coop/ise-linked-open-data/issues.
@mariana, I have invited you to join that github organisation so that you can get full visibility of new issues. I am happy to move this issue tracking somewhere else, if there is already a home for these issues.


(Mariana Curado Malta) #4

We have moved forward. We are now working on a Wordpress Website:
http://essglobal.org

Please see that now we have already the http://essglobal.org/essglobal/howto and http://essglobal.org/essglobal/vocabs/html with lots of infos (everything under construction but on the move!).

I really hope that that helps!


(Jon Richter) #5

Dear @mariana and @mattw, it is a pleasure to see these processes moving forward.
May I ask if there is a community/editorial process/workflow attached to the new essglobal.org?
Else I would propopose to just use DokuWiki instead of WordPress, as it already helped creating the content together on http://www.maltas.org/wiki-essglobal/doku.php?id=process.


(Mariana Curado Malta) #6

Hi!
The essglobal.org is a global website of the project. ESSGLOBAL is not only about DCAP-SSE and ESSGobal RDF vocab, it is mostly about SSE mapping.

We continue to use the doku Wiki for the LOD part, of course.