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Re: SKOS at Dublin Core 2006

From: Alistair Miles <a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2006 14:57:09 +0100
Message-ID: <453632B5.6080304@rl.ac.uk>
To: Mikael Nilsson <mini@nada.kth.se>
CC: public-esw-thes@w3.org

Mikael Nilsson wrote:
> I personally think SKOS should strive towards closer links with the DC
> community. 

Thanks Mikael, I wholeheartedly agree. I believe that interoperability 
with Dublin Core metadata should be an absolute requirement for SKOS.


> fre 2006-10-06 klockan 18:29 +0100 skrev Alistair Miles:
>> Hi all,
>> I presented "SKOS: Requirements for Standardization" at the Dublin Core conference, the slides are at:
>> http://isegserv.itd.rl.ac.uk/public/skos/press/dc2006/presentation.pdf
>> ... the full paper is at:
>> http://isegserv.itd.rl.ac.uk/public/skos/press/dc2006/camera-ready-paper.pdf
>> ... in case you're wondering about the "it will all end in tears" bullet, that's a *joke* :) ... I began the talk with a 
>> story about a project I worked on a while ago where everybody would argue all the time, sometimes getting extremely 
>> frustrated - the point of the story was just to say that, in my experience, most disagreements are not disagreements at 
>> all, and arise because people are actually trying to solve different problems or answer different questions - the moral 
>> of the story being that we need to be absolutely clear about what problem we want to solve with SKOS!
>> Cheers,
>> Alistair.

Alistair Miles
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