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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 17:32:10 +0100
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Cc: SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20081013163209.GB14576@skiathos>

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 03:58:01PM +0200, Bernard Vatant wrote:
> Alistair Miles a écrit :
>> 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 :)
>>   
> Thanks. Will this URI eventually show at http://www.w3.org/2008/05/skos ?

Are you asking for an explicit link from

http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/skos.html

to 

http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/skos.rdf

?

I have no problem with that.

Al.

>
> Bernard
>> 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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>>> Vocabulary & Data Engineering
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>>
>>   
>
>
> -- 
>
> *Bernard Vatant
> *Senior Consultant
> Vocabulary & Data Engineering
> Tel:       +33 (0) 971 488 459
> Mail:     bernard.vatant@mondeca.com <mailto:bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
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Alistair Miles
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