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FW: Audio labels (was RE: comment: FOAF Depiction and Symbolic Labelling)

From: Miles, AJ \(Alistair\) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 14:47:53 +0100
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> Other extensions could also be interesting. While we could 
> debate which 
> things go in core vocab and which in other namespaces, it 
> might be more
> fun to set that aside for now (while noting that SKOS is only 
> a Working
> Draft at this stage, and could change), and explore possibilities 
> for such extensions. Was there something specific you had in 
> mind? Audio
> I think could be very interesting, particularly for SKOS 
> concept that is 
> close to the electronic dictionary space, eg. lexical databases such 
> as Wordnet (although SWBPD WG isn't using SKOS for Wordnet currently).
> Where a concept is lexicalised, we could point to sound clips, or 
> Speech Synth markup (eg. see
> http://www.w3.org/TR/2004/REC-speech-synthesis-20040907/) 
> ...could have
> interesting application to accessibility, voice/mobile and perhaps 
> language learning apps...

I like the idea of 'audio labels' ...  Can anyone describe a relatively concrete use case?

Al.
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