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Re: Modeling change in and between schemes using SKOS - the problem of persistent URIs

From: Joseph Tennis <jtennis@interchange.ubc.ca>
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 08:16:54 -0700
To: SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-id: <C3FEBFC9-7DFF-467E-970C-DA9577A8D7F0@interchange.ubc.ca>

Hello all:

I hope to respond in depth to all emails relating to this issue, but  
I want to quickly ask a question:

What is the difference between what we've called Concept and  
InstanceConcept and what Mark suggested as a global URI and a local  
URI?  I want to be sure I have followed the substance of the  

Thank you,

On 29-Aug-06, at 8:04 AM, Aida Slavic wrote:

>> Another solution might be to distinguish between the (global) URI and
>> (local) edition identifiers. Christianity would get one global URI  
>> and
>> two properties to define the local ID per edition.
> If I am not wrong this would also be the solution for another frequent
> scenario
> e.g. for synthetic schemes.
> When these are applied locally they create compound concepts that  
> do not
> exist
> in the scheme of origin. Also schemes may be used with some local  
> variants.
> In this case, for instance, global URI would be the one of standard  
> scheme
> edition
> while classification authority files would contain global+local URI  
> (?)
> aida

Joseph T. Tennis, PhD
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