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RE: candidate and deprecated concepts

From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 15:41:48 +0100
Message-ID: <350DC7048372D31197F200902773DF4C05E50C82@exchange11.rl.ac.uk>
To: 'Leonard Will' <L.Will@willpowerinfo.co.uk>, "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

I'm actually thinking about supporting candidate/deprecated *concepts* (and
not terms), which brings a slightly different set of requirements.

Al.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-esw-thes-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-esw-thes-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Leonard Will
> Sent: 07 October 2004 15:20
> To: 'public-esw-thes@w3.org'
> Subject: Re: candidate and deprecated concepts
> 
> 
> 
> In message 
> <350DC7048372D31197F200902773DF4C05E50C7D@exchange11.rl.ac.uk>
>  on Thu, 7 
> Oct 2004, "Miles, AJ (Alistair)" <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk> wrote
> >
> >The paradigm (as I understand it) in the thesaurus world is 
> for terms (or
> >concepts) to go through three stages: candidate, accepted, 
> deprecated (i.e.
> >replaced).
> >
> >We can use dcterms:replaces and dcterms:isReplacedBy to 
> describe concept
> >replacements I think (although how to handle replacement 
> with combinations
> >is uncertain yet).
> 
> If use of a term is discontinued, it is good practice to 
> retain it as a 
> non-preferred term, with a USE pointer to the term or combination of 
> terms that should be used in future for the concept that it 
> represented. 
> A history note should indicate when it was used for indexing.
> 
> I don't think that you need to distinguish between "deprecated" and 
> "non-preferred" terms, which you would express as altLabels. 
> As you have 
> noted, you do however have to handle combinations such as:
> 
> "physics education  USE  physics  AND  education"
> 
> Leonard
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