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RE: search labels

From: Stella Dextre Clarke <sdclarke@lukehouse.demon.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 10:47:43 +0100
To: "'Leonard Will'" <L.Will@willpowerinfo.co.uk>, <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000b01c4b29c$04903b20$0300000a@DELL>

Couldn't agree more!

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[mailto:public-esw-thes-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Leonard Will
Sent: 15 October 2004 09:52
To: public-esw-thes@w3.org
Subject: Re: search labels

In message <416F7D52.7040707@gnowsis.com> on Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Leo 
Sauermann <leo@gnowsis.com> wrote
>In my bookmarks in mozilla it says somehting like "keywords" so would
>this be a better idea for a skos:keywords thing?

I dislike the expression "keywords" and think it is best avoided, 
because it is ambiguous and used loosely with different meanings.

Sometimes it means terms from the text of a document used for retrieval 
(as in "keyword in context (KWIC) indexing"), sometimes it means 
descriptors or indexing terms assigned to the document from a controlled

vocabulary, and sometimes it means uncontrolled terms assigned to the 
document by the indexer.

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