Discussing the Scholarly Container

One of my personal highlights in last week's Research Data Alliance (RDA) 6th Plenary Meeting in Paris was the Data Packages Birds of a Feather (BoF), organized by Rufus Pollock from the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN). He highlighted the urgent need for packacking data in a standard format to facilitate reuse, and described the extensive work the OKFN has done on data packages. A particular focus is on packacking CSV files, the most widely used format for exchanging data.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blog.front-matter.io/mfenner/discussing-the-scholarly-container