[okfn-discuss] [odc-discuss] PDDL required for JISC projects by default

Peter Murray-Rust pm286 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Oct 14 19:19:39 UTC 2010

On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 7:36 PM, William Waites <william.waites at okfn.org>wrote:

> On 10-10-14 19:27, Peter Murray-Rust wrote:
> >
> > * repect the quality of information. This is not always possible but
> > copy and re-use should use best endeavour to preserve things such as
> > character encoding, technical information, quality of graphics. It is
> > unacceptable to distribute corrupted information which is attributed to
> > someone not responsible.
> I think it is perfectly acceptable to degrade information
> - perhaps changing graphics to a lower resolution for use
> on low-bandwidth links. What is not OK is doing this
> without a reference to where the original can be obtained
> and some explanation of what was done (here's the need again
> for provenance metadata which is more than just attribution).
> Quite accepted. These norms - assuming some get some general support would
really be guidelines asking people to be aware of the need to consider.
Here's where graphics degradation actually transmits factually incorrect
infomation http://wwmm.ch.cam.ac.uk/blogs/murrayrust/?p=42 - but I'm not
labouring the point.


Peter Murray-Rust
Reader in Molecular Informatics
Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
University of Cambridge
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