There appears to be a need for a vocab. that allows a spec. for the publication and consumption of a discretised view of data.
Sometimes the data will be aggregated to do this (geo or temporal, for example), and sometimes already at the same scale (URI equivalence for example).
- Scale vocabulary (graph visualization)
- Nearness vocabulary (graph visualization)
- Etherpad for developing the vocabulary
- A few
Shipping Forecast Time
- Last week
- Last month
- Last year
- Last century
- Last Millenium
Equivalence for sameAs.org
Could be in terms of Spacial, Travelling time (including mode of transport), or Number of results
The Big Picture
Photo of the Flipchart: http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/hg/scale-vocab.png
It may be useful to include a request for the null result, for engineering reasons - who knows?
The things like "one" and "nearest" are slightly different from the others, but clearly useful.