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Re: Question about S13 (pairwise disjoint labels) and SKOS/JSON

From: Norman Gray <norman@astro.gla.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 17:14:59 +0000
To: Jakob Voss <jakob.voss@gbv.de>
Message-Id: <F04E09FD-ECA6-4A18-B396-6AFF6605BE76@astro.gla.ac.uk>
Cc: public-esw-thes@w3.org

Jakob, hello.

On 2009 Feb 16, at 15:16, Jakob Voss wrote:

> "skos:prefLabel, skos:altLabel and skos:hiddenLabel
> are pairwise disjoint properties."
> Does this aply, that any combination of label and language is unique  
> as
> a label for a given concept?

I believe so, yes.

> Is the following possible in RDF at all?
> <Love> skos:altLabel "love"@en ; skos:altLabel "love"@en .

It would be, because there's only one triple there.  Thus the  
following would also be consistent:

<Love> skos:prefLabel "love"@en ; skos:prefLabel "love"@en .

since the triple "<Love> skos:prefLabel "love"@en." is just being  
redundantly repeated.

All the best,


Norman Gray  :  http://nxg.me.uk
Dept Physics and Astronomy, University of Leicester
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