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From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2007 11:15:47 +0100
Message-ID: <47567A53.8010702@few.vu.nl>
To: garciala@us.ibm.com, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>, SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
CC: Willem Robert van Hage <wrvhage@few.vu.nl>, Ed Summers <edsu@loc.gov>

Dear Luis,

Your comment is actually very useful! Ed summers and me are starting to 
edit a SKOS primer, taking the SKOS core guide as an important source of 
input.
We'll take care of this remark (and don't hesitate to send others, if 
you have!)

Thank you very much,

Antoine


> Dear Editor.
>
> The latest draft of the SKOS Core Guide has significant inconsistent 
> references to the ex (<http://www.example.com/eg#>) namespace 
> throughout several of the examples in the document. For example:
>
> <rdf:RDF
>  xmlns:rdf="http://www.w3.org/1999/02/22-rdf-syntax-ns#"
>  xmlns:skos="http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/core#"
>  xmlns:foaf="http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/">
>
>  <foaf:Document 
> rdf:about="http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/MU00039.htm">
>     <skos:subject 
> rdf:resource="http://www.example.com/concepts#ornithology"/>
>  </foaf:Document>
>
>   <skos:Concept rdf:about="http://www.example.org/concepts#ornithology">
>    <skos:prefLabel>ornithology</skos:prefLabel>
>  </skos:Concept>
>
> </rdf:RDF>
>
> I understand that perhaps there are no intentions of updating this 
> working draft in the near future, as the latest version dates back to 
> 2005, and perhaps someone else may have already pointed this 
> inconsistencies out. But, although the examples are effective at 
> communicating the purpose of the vocabulary properties, I believe 
> these trivial inconsistencies would be better off resolved especially 
> because some readers may find them confusing; additionally, this 
> examples are deemed practically unusable in a real application.
>
> Thank you,
>
> -- 
> Luis Alejandro García
> Software Engineer
> IBM - Systems and Technology Group
> Ph: (512) 838-8320 TL: 678-8320 
Received on Wednesday, 5 December 2007 10:20:04 GMT

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