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RE: Scientific and common names in SKOS

From: Sini, Margherita (KCEW) <Margherita.Sini@fao.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 06:13:56 +0200
To: "Houghton,Andrew" <houghtoa@oclc.org>, public-esw-thes@w3.org
Message-id: <BA453B6B6B217B4D95AF12DBA0BFB669029DB55F@hqgiex01.fao.org>

Thanks! In this case I think I can keep same concept with 2 preferred labels
in the same language.... right?
 
Thanks a lot
Margherita
 
 

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: public-esw-thes-request@w3.org on behalf of Houghton,Andrew 
	Sent: Mon 9/29/2008 20:08 
	To: public-esw-thes@w3.org 
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	Subject: RE: Scientific and common names in SKOS
	
	

	> From: public-esw-thes-request@w3.org [mailto:public-esw-thes-
	> request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Sini, Margherita (KCEW)
	> Sent: Monday, September 29, 2008 1:49 PM
	> To: public-esw-thes@w3.org
	> Subject: Scientific and common names in SKOS
	>
	>
	> Dear all,
	>
	> I have the following problem: how to represent a KOS which contains
	> organisms
	> with scientific names and common names in SKOS?
	>
	> example for plants:  potatoes and "Solanum tuberosum", will these
be 2
	> skos:concepts? NOTE: they may be both descriptors in the KOS, for
	> indexing
	> purposes.
	> Both can have multiple non-descriptors...
	>
	> [...]
	>
	> OR
	>
	> <skos:Concept
rdf:about="http://www.fao.org/aims/aos/agrovoc#potatoes">
	>     <skos:prefLabel xml:lang="en">potatoes</skos:prefLabel>
	>     <skos:prefLabel xml:lang="LA">Solanum
tuberosum</skos:prefLabel>
	> </skos:Concept>
	>
	> What if in the terminology i use both scientific name and common
name
	> are
	> preferred and they are both marked in English? ... i cannot use 2
	> skos:prefLabel  for same language...
	
	Why not just declare fao:commonLabel and fao:scientificLabel as
sub-properties of skos:prefLabel?
	
	Something like:
	
	<rdf:Property
rdf:about="http://www.fao.org/aims/aos/agrovoc/commonLabel">
	  <rdfs:subPropertyof
rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2008/05/skos#prefLabel"/>
	</rdf:Property>
	
	<rdf:Property
rdf:about="http://www.fao.org/aims/aos/agrovoc/scientificLabel">
	  <rdfs:subPropertyof
rdf:resource="http://www.w3.org/2008/05/skos#prefLabel"/>
	</rdf:Property>
	
	
	Andy.
	
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