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Re: best practice property to use for naming a skos:ConceptScheme

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 11:37:35 +0100
Message-ID: <4D7B4CEF.8070606@few.vu.nl>
To: Helmut Nagy <h.nagy@semantic-web.at>
CC: Bob DuCharme <bob@snee.com>, SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Hi Bob, Helmut,  Simon,

In the SKOS Primer dct:title is also used, cf. http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-primer/#secscheme
And there the dct: namespace is defined in the intro.
By the way thanks for spotting this slight mistake in the Reference, Bob. We should add the dct: declaration in http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-skos-reference-20090818/#L1368! It's a simple erratum...

Cheers,

Antoine


> Hi,
>
> there is has been a discussion in the list on that topic some time ago (Nov. 2010)
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-esw-thes/2010Nov/0008.html
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> As the statement from Alistair Miles says most documentations have dc:title for naming skos:ConceptSchemes but there are also examples where skos:prefLabel is used (e.g. STW Thesaurus <http://zbw.eu/stw/versions/latest/download/about.en.html>) or even no label is used (e.g. IPTC News Codes <http://www.iptc.org/site/NewsCodes/View_NewsCodes/>).
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> In PoolParty <http://poolparty.punkt.at/> we use dc:title
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> Regards
> Helmut
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> On 11.03.2011, at 23:06, Bob DuCharme wrote:
>
>> Yesterday I was discussing with a colleague whether rdfs:label or skos:prefLabel would be better, and today I noticed this at http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-skos-reference-20090818/#L1045 :
>>
>> <S>  rdf:type skos:ConceptScheme ;
>>    dct:title"My First Thesaurus"  ;
>>    skos:hasTopConcept<B>  .
>> dct: is never declared anywhere. I'm guessing from the t that http://purl.org/dc/terms/ was meant, but title is a property of http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ , not of http://purl.org/dc/terms/ . Either way, it's confusing and another example of why people should always declare their prefixes, if only in a note at the beginning of a spec that uses them in examples.
>>
>> But enough of my complaining. Has anyone seen a common practice using a particular property to assign a human-readable label to a skos:ConceptScheme?
>>
>> thanks,
>>
>> Bob
>>
>
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