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RE: [Proposal][SKOS-Core] skos:denotes

From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 18:09:09 +0100
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To: "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

Seriously, if anyones got any suggestions for better names and/or
definitions for this thing, don't hold back - we need to be able to express
this idea in as clear and concise a way as possible.

Al.

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-esw-thes-request@w3.org
> [mailto:public-esw-thes-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Dave Reynolds
> Sent: 29 September 2004 17:49
> To: Dan Brickley
> Cc: Miles, AJ (Alistair) ; 'public-esw-thes@w3.org'
> Subject: Re: [Proposal][SKOS-Core] skos:denotes
> 
> 
> 
> Dan Brickley wrote:
> 
> > In general, thesaurus-style and class/instance-style are at the same
> > level. But SKOS-in-RDF is an encoding of the former using 
> the machinery of the
> > latter, which I guess is why it feels like a layering 
> situation to me.
> 
> OK, that's a good point.
> 
> > In other words, we probably (imho) don't want to say that 
> Alistair the
> > person is the selfsame thing as the representation of 
> Alistair in the
> > SKOS from my weblog categories, and also as the representation of
> > Alistair in the SWED SKOS thesaurus (if he appeared there). It feels
> > more intuitive to model them as three distinct entities (which have 
> > different creators, for eg :), and take about
> > their inter-relationships. The SKOS mapping work allows us 
> to do this
> > when talking about his appearance in several SKOS datasets; the new 
> > property would bridge this to the rest of the RDF world.
> > 
> > Am I making any more sense yet?
> 
> Sure. See my parallel message on denotesSameAs v. denotes.
> 
> What you and Al are arguing does make sense. It's just that 
> the terminology 
> of "denote" and the short description of it didn't work for 
> me on its own.
> 
> Dave
> 
> 
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