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Re: Glossary of terms relating to thesauri and faceted classifica tion

From: 'Thomas Baker' <thomas.baker@bi.fhg.de>
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2005 22:22:02 +0100
To: "Miles, AJ (Alistair)" <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Cc: "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20050117212201.GA2272@Octavius>

On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 07:52:25PM -0000, Alistair Miles wrote:
> > When the SKOS Core spec says "here are the terms of the
> > SKOS Core vocabulary", what _are_ those terms, really?
> > 
> > -- Are they conceptual entities _identified_ by URI references
> >    such as "http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core#Collection"?
> > 
> > -- Or are the URI references themselves "the terms"?  And is
> >    the SKOS Core vocabulary the "set of URI references"?
> 
> The former was intended.  

Ah... Just what I had hoped...!

>                           I'd be quite happy if the SKOS Core spec and guide
> were reworded to talk about 'the classes and properties of the SKOS Core
> schema' (or anything even less ambiguous ... any suggestions?).  

That sounds good.

Tom

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