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Re: How does one "simply" download the SKOS RDF Schema using a regular browser?

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 14:03:44 +0100
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Cc: SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081013130344.GC26822@skiathos>

Hi Bernard,

See http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/history links under "Last Call
Working Draft Edition".

... or go straight to
http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/skos.rdf :)

Cheers,

Al.



On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 05:12:06PM +0200, Bernard Vatant wrote:
>
> "Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien".
>
> At http://www.w3.org/2008/05/skos which is supposed to be the address of  
> the SKOS schema, one can read
>
> "Note that the vocabulary is served using Recipe 3 (see SWD Best  
> Practice Recipes for Publishing Vocabularies [RDF-RECIPES]  
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/skos.html#RDF-RECIPES>), 
> so clients requiring RDF/XML should should make an appropriate request  
> in the header. "
>
> Great, cool for machines. I suppose the double "should should" reads as  
> a "MUST", because it seems that the regular guy with a regular browser  
> without RDF plugin just can't get to the schema.
> I wanted to point to this URI for someone wanting to simply load it in  
> an ontology editor ...
> I tried to upload directly this URI in Protégé and got a pile of Java  
> errors I don't want to read.
>
> Is it too difficult to put on this page something like : "The SKOS RDF  
> Schema is (in) the document available at  
> http://www.w3.org/2008/05/skos/whatever" ?
>
> As it were ... before someone invented Best Practices :-)
>
> Bottom line : if we want outreach to be effective, please allow people  
> not aware of all httpRange subtleties to have a simple answer to the  
> question"Where do I click to download this d... schema ??".
>
> THANKS
>
> Bernard
>
>
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