W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-esw-thes@w3.org > April 2005

Re: SKOS Core Spec new editor's draft

From: Dan Brickley <danbri@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 06:16:43 -0400
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Cc: "Miles, AJ (Alistair)" <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, public-esw-thes@w3.org
Message-ID: <20050404101643.GA27713@homer.w3.org>

* Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com> [2005-04-04 10:29+0200]
> 
> 
> Some remarks on http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core/spec/#secguidetables
> 
> The first line reads :
> 
> URI:	The Universal Resource Identifier
> 
> 1. I don't figure why one needs "The" article here
> 2. http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc3986.txt expands URI as "Uniform Resource Identifier"
> So why "Universal" here? I know it is a common mis-expansion of the acronym, but ...

Ah, that's a bug. Should be 'Uniform Resource Identifier'.

I think the history is that TimBL originally used 'Universal' but the
only thing that got agreed thru IETF at the time was the less ambitious 
'Uniform'. And yes, s/The//, (since things can in principle have multiple
URIs).

Dan
 
> More generally, it would be good to have the generic vocabulary borrowed from other RDF
> specifications specified as being used in the same meaning than in the original , e.g.
> Domain and Range mean rdfs:domain and rdfs:range respectively, "super-classes" and
> "super-properties" mean rdfs:subClassOf and rdfs:subPropertyOf etc.
> 
> Suggestion : add a third column to the table "Reference" with the URI of the original
> Class or Property
> 
> **********************************************************************************
> 
> Bernard Vatant
> Senior Consultant
> Knowledge Engineering
> bernard.vatant@mondeca.com
> 
> "Making Sense of Content" :  http://www.mondeca.com
> "Everything is a Subject" :  http://universimmedia.blogspot.com
> 
> **********************************************************************************
> 
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > De : public-esw-thes-request@w3.org
> > [mailto:public-esw-thes-request@w3.org]De la part de Miles, AJ
> > (Alistair)
> > Envoyé : jeudi 31 mars 2005 18:11
> > À : public-esw-thes@w3.org
> > Objet : SKOS Core Spec new editor's draft
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > New editor's draft of the SKOS Core Vocabulary Specification at:
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core/spec/2005-03-31
> >
> > This draft with some content changes in response to review comments from TomB
> > [1][2][3] and Mark van Assem [4].
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Al.
> >
> > [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-esw-thes/2005Mar/0042.html
> > [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-esw-thes/2005Mar/0043.html
> > [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-esw-thes/2005Mar/0044.html
> > [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-esw-thes/2005Mar/0008.html
> >
> > ---
> > Alistair Miles
> > Research Associate
> > CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
> > Building R1 Room 1.60
> > Fermi Avenue
> > Chilton
> > Didcot
> > Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
> > United Kingdom
> > Email:        a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
> > Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
> >
> >
> 
> 
Received on Monday, 4 April 2005 10:16:44 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Monday, 7 December 2009 10:38:53 GMT