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Re: VIAF contributor model

From: Jodi Schneider <jodi.schneider@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 08:26:12 +0100
Cc: "Karen Coyle" <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>, "public-lld" <public-lld@w3.org>
Message-Id: <AD800709-8A19-4084-8CA1-0B8E7A20D71C@deri.org>
To: "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@OCLC.ORG>
Jeff, 
On 29 Oct 2010, at 04:36, Young,Jeff (OR) wrote:

> Karen,
> 
> I assume you're talking about URI hash fragments here. I'm not using
> "#skos:Concept" for persons, I'm using "#skos:Concept" for skos:Concepts
> and "#foaf:Person" for foaf:Persons. These are two separate entities.

So I gather you mean: Use 
http://viaf.org/viaf/102333412/#skos:Concept
when you're referring to the skos:Concept of Jane Austen
and
http://viaf.org/viaf/102333412/#foaf:Person
when you're referring to the foaf:Person Jane Austen

-Jodi

> 
> Even though I identified these separately in VIAF early on, the
> need/purpose of doing so was unclear to me until Martin showed me the
> foaf:focus property last weekend. What it means is that SELIBR, DNB, and
> other VIAF contributors can disagree on the identity of the skos:Concept
> (including preferred and alternate labels) while still agreeing (via
> VIAF algorithms and owl:sameAs) on the identity of "the thing". 
> 
> (I wish I had gotten my bachelor's degree in the engineering college
> rather than the business college. What is the term we alchemists should
> use when we mean "axiom"?)
> 
> Jeff
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Karen Coyle [mailto:kcoyle@kcoyle.net]
>> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 8:46 PM
>> To: Young,Jeff (OR)
>> Cc: public-lld
>> Subject: Re: VIAF contributor model
>> 
>> Quoting "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>:
>> 
>>> 
>>> http://viaf.org/viaf/102333412/#foaf:Person
>>> 
>>> http://viaf.org/viaf/102333412/#skos:Concept
>>> 
>> 
>> I don't understand why you are using #skos:Concept for Persons/Agents.
>> Is it because they are marked that they can also be used in subject
>> headings in the MARC name authorities file? Or some other reason?
>> 
>> kc
>> 
>> --
>> Karen Coyle
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>> 
> 
> 
> 
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