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Re: URI policy for thesaurus concepts

From: Leonard Will <L.Will@willpowerinfo.co.uk>
Date: Sat, 1 May 2004 11:03:10 +0100
Message-ID: <KQ7rQKIeX3kAFA70@willpowerinfo.co.uk>
To: public-esw-thes@w3.org, public-esw@w3.org

In message <byJeXABEE3kAFAa1@light.demon.co.uk> on Sat, 1 May 2004, 
Richard Light <richard@light.demon.co.uk> wrote
>Assuming that the machine-readable description of the thesaurus concept 
>contains similarly-formatted references to its "neighbouring" concepts 
>(or that there is a form of query you can issue which returns "all 
>concepts with a link to this one"), then you can browse up and down the 
>thesaurus tree structure from the starting concept by issuing multiple 
>requests - if that is what you wish to do.

Yes, and if the browsing is being done by a human there should also be 
provision for browsing up and down
(1) an alphabetical list of terms, starting at any specified point,  and
(2) a list of terms containing a given character string.

Leonard Will
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