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RE: URI namespace for iso-thes?

From: Johan De Smedt <johan.de-smedt@tenforce.com>
Date: Tue, 1 Oct 2013 08:08:36 +0200
To: "'Osma Suominen'" <osma.suominen@helsinki.fi>
Cc: <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <01d901cebe6c$aacc6370$00652a50$@tenforce.com>
Thanks Osma,

Keep me posted as well.
Much interested in your MUTU work!

Kind Regards,

Johan De Smedt 
Chief Technology Officer

mail: johan.de-smedt@tenforce.com
mobile: +32 477 475934



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Osma Suominen [mailto:osma.suominen@helsinki.fi]
> Sent: Tuesday, 01 October, 2013 08:06
> To: johan.de-smedt@tenforce.com
> Cc: public-esw-thes@w3.org
> Subject: Re: URI namespace for iso-thes?
> 
> Hi Johan!
> 
> Thanks for letting me know. I don't (yet) need the final OWL version.
> We're just planning how to express all the features in our vocabularies,
> particulary the Finnish Upper Ontology YSO and its extensions including
> KOKO, as SKOS/RDF. The iso-thes work is an excellent contribution that
> will make it easier for us to express vocabulary features that go a bit
> beyond what plain SKOS offers.
> 
> At this point I just wanted to know a bit more about the upcoming
> iso-thes namespace, so that we can make forward-compatible decisions in
> the vocabularies themselves and the tools we use to develop and publish
> them, including Skosify and ONKI Light.
> 
> I had no idea you were just about to finish the definition of the
> iso-thes extension as OWL. I'm sure you will sort out all the details
> and publish the result when it's ready. Take your time and thanks again!
> 
> -Osma
> 
> 
> On 01/10/13 07:35, Johan De Smedt wrote:
> > Hi Osma,
> >
> > The file I sent still is work in progress and needs to be cleaned out.
> > I got input from Antoine on some inconsistencies due to my not careful use of Protege 4.
> >
> > We will try to get things better by Monday.
> >
> > Kind Regards,
> >
> > Johan De Smedt
> > Chief Technology Officer
> >
> > mail: johan.de-smedt@tenforce.com
> > mobile: +32 477 475934
> >
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Osma Suominen [mailto:osma.suominen@helsinki.fi]
> >> Sent: Monday, 30 September, 2013 11:03
> >> To: public-esw-thes@w3.org
> >> Subject: Re: URI namespace for iso-thes?
> >>
> >> Hi Johan!
> >>
> >> Thanks a lot for your quick reply and the OWL document. I'll look into
> >> using these for my SKOS vocabularies.
> >>
> >> The namespace URI gives me a 404 error. Is it likely that it will later
> >> be set up to deliver RDF (as e.g. the SKOS namespace does)?
> >>
> >> -Osma
> >>
> >> On 30/09/13 11:14, Johan De Smedt wrote:
> >>> Hi Osma,
> >>>
> >>> While working on this, I used http://www.niso.org/schemas/iso25964/skos-thes# as namespace.
> >>> The work started within the ISO thesaurus WG and I had significant support form Antoine.
> >>> Publication is finished.
> >>> Attached RDF/OWL version of the thesaurus extension we made for SKOS.
> >>>
> >>> I am interested to finish this work.
> >>>
> >>> Kind Regards,
> >>>
> >>> Johan De Smedt
> >>> Chief Technology Officer
> >>>
> >>> mail: johan.de-smedt@tenforce.com
> >>> mobile: +32 477 475934
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> -----Original Message-----
> >>>> From: Osma Suominen [mailto:osma.suominen@helsinki.fi]
> >>>> Sent: Monday, 30 September, 2013 10:03
> >>>> To: public-esw-thes@w3.org
> >>>> Subject: URI namespace for iso-thes?
> >>>>
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> we're in a situation where we'd like to use two kinds of
> >>>> skos:Collections within the same SKOS dataset: thesaurus array type
> >>>> Collections for "milk by source animal" cases, and a classification of
> >>>> concepts by domain/theme (e.g. medical, legal, philosophy...) which is
> >>>> separate from the concept hierarchy.
> >>>>
> >>>> It seems to me that the distinction between ThesaurusArray and
> >>>> ConceptGroup made in the ISO 25964-1 to SKOS correspondence document [1]
> >>>> would fit these cases quite well. We could use separate subclasses of
> >>>> skos:Concept to express these different kinds of collections.
> >>>>
> >>>> However, [1] doesn't seem define an actual namespace URI for the
> >>>> iso-thes classes and properties, only the prefix iso-thes. I couldn't
> >>>> find one in other documents and correspondence either. I understand this
> >>>> is a work in progress, but does a namespace URI exist for iso-thes that
> >>>> could be used, knowing that it might yet change and things within the
> >>>> namespace might still evolve?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks,
> >>>> Osma
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> [1] http://www.niso.org/schemas/iso25964/correspondencesSKOS/
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Osma Suominen
> >>>> Information Systems Specialist
> >>>> National Library of Finland
> >>>> P.O. Box 26 (Teollisuuskatu 23)
> >>>> 00014 HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
> >>>> Tel. +358 50 3199529
> >>>> osma.suominen@helsinki.fi
> >>>> http://www.nationallibrary.fi
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Osma Suominen
> >> Information Systems Specialist
> >> National Library of Finland
> >> P.O. Box 26 (Teollisuuskatu 23)
> >> 00014 HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
> >> Tel. +358 50 3199529
> >> osma.suominen@helsinki.fi
> >> http://www.nationallibrary.fi
> >
> >
> 
> 
> --
> Osma Suominen
> Information Systems Specialist
> National Library of Finland
> P.O. Box 26 (Teollisuuskatu 23)
> 00014 HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO
> Tel. +358 50 3199529
> osma.suominen@helsinki.fi
> http://www.nationallibrary.fi
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