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Re: ISO25964 draft schema? (found it)

From: Bob DuCharme <bob@snee.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 15:04:59 -0500
Message-ID: <4D753A6B.40103@snee.com>
To: Stella Dextre Clarke <stella@lukehouse.org>
CC: "Tuck, Emily" <etuck@mfah.org>, Christophe Dupriez <christophe.dupriez@destin.be>, SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
http://www.niso.org/schemas/iso25964/iso25964-1_v0_5.xsd

On 3/7/2011 2:58 PM, Bob DuCharme wrote:
> Stella,
>
> That first link brings me to a login screen. Is there any access to 
> the draft for people who aren't NISO members?
>
> thanks,
>
> Bob
>
> On 3/4/2011 3:59 AM, Stella Dextre Clarke wrote:
>> Emily,
>> The ISO25964 schema to which Christophe refers is still in draft. You 
>> can find it at 
>> http://www.niso.org/apps/org/workgroup/iso25964/document.php?document_id=3119 
>> . Final approval by ISO is expected later in 2011.
>> This schema was developed to improve upon the already approved 
>> BS8723-5 schema for thesauri (also an XML schema), which is available 
>> at http://schemas.bs8723.org/
>> I hope one or both of these will help you forward.
>> Stella Dextre Clarke
>> Project Leader, ISO NP 25964
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>>
>> On 04/03/2011 08:36, Christophe Dupriez wrote:
>>> Emily,
>>>
>>> No stupid question but sometimes stupid answers:
>>>
>>> SKOS is based on RDF which is based on XML.
>>> ISO25964 is XML (not RDF).
>>>
>>> XML is a markup language (expressing structure around data).
>>> RDF is an information network description language which allows to 
>>> express very openly interlinked pieces of information (RDF is the 
>>> basis of LinkedData).
>>>
>>> So SKOS is more flexible than ISO25964 but being more flexible is 
>>> not always helping processability:
>>>  it may not oblige authors to make necessary semantic alignments 
>>> which would help interchangeability...
>>>
>>> So both approach are cross-seeding each other and bridges exist and 
>>> will exist.
>>> I would say the most easy thesauri to exchange are those which are 
>>> semantically compatible with both standards.
>>>
>>> Have a nice day!
>>>
>>> Christophe
>>>
>>> Le 2/03/2011 21:35, Tuck, Emily a écrit :
>>>>
>>>> Hi, I apologize if this sounds stupid but I was looking for an XML 
>>>> schema for a thesaurus and I happened upon SKOS. I cannot tell what 
>>>> it is from all these acronyms and talk about the semantic web.  It 
>>>> is all very confusing. Is SKOS XML or something else?
>>>>
>>>> Thank you,
>>>>
>>>> Emily
>>>>
>>>> Emily Nedell Tuck
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> -- 
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>> Stella Dextre Clarke
>> Information Consultant
>> Luke House, West Hendred, Wantage, OX12 8RR, UK
>> Tel: 01235-833-298
>> Fax: 01235-863-298
>> stella@lukehouse.org
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