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From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 12:00:37 -0000
Message-ID: <350DC7048372D31197F200902773DF4C04944166@exchange11.rl.ac.uk>
To: 'Leonard Will' <L.Will@willpowerinfo.co.uk>
Cc: "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

Leonard wrote:
[Quote from SKOS-Core guide:]
"It is perfectly reasonable, however, to assign a concept a preferred label
that is also an alternative label for some other concept."
> 
> This is contrary to thesaurus practice and standards, and would cause 
> problems. Labels should be unique, and are made so by the 
> addition of a 
> qualifier in parentheses if necessary.
> 

Leonard could you outline exactly the problems this would cause?

Al.
Received on Monday, 15 March 2004 07:01:09 GMT

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