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RE: skos:related

From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 13:13:32 -0000
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To: "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

Chaals wrote:
>The two proposals are 
> just alternate
> labels for the same concepts, as far as I can tell.

Yeah, they are.  It's a question of convenience.

Al.

> 
> On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, Miles, AJ (Alistair)  wrote:
> 
> >
> >Just reread this more carefully from Leonard:
> >
> >---
> >In most conventional thesauri, "related" relationships are treated as
> >symmetric, even though more precise specification would 
> recognise that
> >many of them are directional, e.g. activity/agent, process/product,
> >cause/effect and so on.
> >
> >If such a conventional thesaurus is encoded in SKOS format, 
> should such
> >relationships be shown as "skos:relatedSymmetric", that being the way
> >they are treated, or should they be given the more general coding
> >"skos:related", leaving the way open to refine the nature of the
> >relationship in future?
> >---
> >
> >Does anyone have any thoughts on this?
> >
> >Al.
> >
> >
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