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Re: [Dbpedia-discussion] Using DBpedia resources as skos:Concepts?

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 09:16:59 +0100
Message-ID: <4AFD15FB.9010009@few.vu.nl>
To: Richard Cyganiak <richard@cyganiak.de>
CC: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

>>> Anyone care to shoot holes into that idea?
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>> You mean, *again*? ;-)
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> Zing ;-)
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>> There are no indeed SKOS properties about the resource (note that 
>> there could be skos:prefLabel, which does not have skos:Concept as 
>> domain), but at least for http://dbpedia.org/resource/Michelle_Obama 
>> there is a statement which looks more like something for a "dbpedia 
>> business object" than for the real person:
>> http://dbpedia.org/resource/Michelle_Obama dbpprop:termStart "January 
>> 20, 2009"
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> This says that she started her term as first lady on that date. How is 
> that not about the real person?


Oops, sorry, I thought it was something related to the occurrence of the term in dbpedia. I did not intuitively associate with a "term" someone who is not elected. Maybe a cultural matter ;-)

But of course you're right, it belongs to the person.

Antoine

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