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Re: Using DBpedia resources as skos:Concepts?

From: Thad Guidry <thadguidry@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:42:04 -0600
Message-ID: <CAChbWaNPmhzPw6d7maXYJ-4r34OLg44Hr6jabsgHwZep8DfwLA@mail.gmail.com>
Cc: SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Well, think of SKOS Concept as a line in a dictionary that gives additional
description and additional knowledge about a phrase, term, or word..

I might have a line in my dictionary (my scheme) that says "footy".

Your dictionary (your scheme) might say "Australian Rules Football".

They are both "describing" the same Thing, but we might apply them
differently in our applications, but we can link and combine our
applications knowledge by using FOAF focus or another property, where we
happen to both point to the same URI , etc.



On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 8:34 AM, François-Paul Servant <
francois-paul.servant@noos.fr> wrote:

> Dan, Bernard,
>
> thank you for your answers. I'll use foaf:focus.
>
> > As for distinction between the concept and the page about it, seems to
> me the general consensus is to consider a skos:Concept as a non-information
> resource, so it should have a URI distinct from the one of the page
> representing it.
>
> well, I'm not convinced there is a big utility to it in the case of a
> skos:Concept: I don't see practical use-cases where one would want to state
> different things about the concept and the page (or the RDF data) returned
> when dereferencing it. No "semantic collapse" to be afraid of ;-)
>
> > (I don't think or talk in those terms, personally; is 'Hamlet' an
> > information resource? or the Bible? Or the London tube map? does it
> > matter?)
>
> I wouldn't say that I usually think in those terms: I just wanted to know
> if I have to have #URIs for skos:Concepts (or to 303-redirect) in order to
> be a "good citizen" :-)
>
> Best Regards,
>
> fps
>
>


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-Thad
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