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A case is a written testimony of a real-life interoperability solution developed by public administrations, entrepreneurs and corporations. Cases are included in the e-Library.

The Clearing Process guides the evolvement of an interoperability asset along different stages of development. During the Clearing Process the interoperability asset's functionality and quality should be improved continuously until the...

The Clearing Process Manager is a platform wide role assigned to users who are responsible for overseeing and coordinating the Asset Clearing Process, the lifecycle of the assets that are candidates and/or included in the Asset Repository.

A code list (or catalogue, value list, enumeration) is a type of semantic interoperability asset. It lists terms and codes representing these terms in electronic data exchange. Well known examples are the ISO country code list (ISO 3166) or the...

A community is a group of users who share a common interest in a particular topic. The members of a community have the authorization to use the community’s communication and collaboration tools to share and obtain information. A community...

In a Contributor Licence Agreement (CLA), the rights of a specific contributor are assigned or granted to the party to whom the contribution is given. In a simple case, a contributor assigns his copyright to the party who is contributing. This is...

Copyleft is the practice of using copyright law to remove restrictions on distributing copies and modified versions of a work for others and requiring that the same freedoms be preserved in modified versions. An author may, through a copyleft...

The copyright is a legal means in order to grant a creator of an intellectual property the exclusive rights to this property for a limited period of time. These exclusive rights comprise the right to exclude other parties from using the...

Core concepts are simplified, reusable, and extensible data models that capture the fundamental characteristics of an entity in a context-neutral and language-neutral fashion. They are the starting point for agreeing on new semantic...

A core vocabulary is a core concept, represented in a particular representation language, such as an RDF or XML schema.