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Re: SKOS Mapping Vocabulary Specification query

From: Mark van Assem <mark@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2006 14:47:30 +0200
Message-ID: <44E313E2.30101@cs.vu.nl>
To: George Macgregor <george.macgregor@strath.ac.uk>
CC: 'Stella Dextre Clarke' <sdclarke@lukehouse.demon.co.uk>, "'G.hopmans'" <g.hopmans@mssm.nl>, public-esw-thes@w3.org


Hi,

> the past considered this inadequate and adopted an approach of
> distinguishing matches at a finer level of detail (e.g. singular/plural
> matches, spelling variations, etc., in addition to concept matches and exact

[...]

> 'exact match'.  For example, to-the-letter exact matches or matches with
> spelling variations or intervening characters, and so forth. 

This is not possible with SKOS in its current state, because there is 
no separate Term class. The terms are labels to which no further 
information such as mappings can be attached. See also [1,2].

Mark.

[1]http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core/proposals#thesaurusRepresentation-11
[2]http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-esw-thes/2006May/0009.html

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