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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] Reminder skos:subject is deprecated Re: categories at dbpedia.org/resource/category:

From: Simon Spero <ses@unc.edu>
Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2009 08:55:25 -0500
Message-ID: <1af06bde0912160555r6e35fc62l87f0d99823f0aa8a@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>, dbpedia-discussion <dbpedia-discussion@lists.sourceforge.net>, SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>, Dublin Core <DC-ARCHITECTURE@jiscmail.ac.uk>, Mitko Iliev <imitko@openlinksw.co.uk>
On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 7:03 AM, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>wrote:

> Bernard Vatant wrote:
>
>> Not sure what is the answer to Amir's question is, but a side remark :
>>
>> skos:subject has been deprecated in the final SKOS recommendation [1] and
>> IMO should be replaced throughout DBpedia (and the linked data cloud in
>> general) by dcterms:subject [2]
>> It's been discussed at length on DC list if the range of dcterms:subject
>> should be restricted or kept open as it is now, but in any case using
>> skos:Concept instances as values of this property is considered a good
>> practice from both SKOS and DC sides.
>> If I remember well, skos:subject was removed from the spec on the very
>> argument that SKOS should not specify how concepts should be used for
>> indexing, letting this to metadata specifications such as Dublin Core. And
>> singularly dcterms:subject was in the radar.
>>
>
Is this still viable given the restriction of role chains to object
properties?

Simon
Received on Wednesday, 16 December 2009 13:56:13 UTC

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