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Re: Top three levels of Dewey Decimal Classification published as linked data

From: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 2009 09:53:39 +0200
Message-ID: <4A8D0103.20807@mondeca.com>
To: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
CC: "Panzer,Michael" <panzerm@oclc.org>, public-lod@w3.org
Ed, Michael
> Hi Michael,
>
> This is really exciting news, especially for those of us Linked Data
> enthusiasts in the world of libraries and archives. Congratulations!
>   
+1
> I haven't fully read the wiki page yet, so I apologize if this
> question is already answered there. I was wondering why you chose to
> mint multiple URIs for the same concept in different languages. 
I had exactly the same question, you stole it ...

> ...
>
> I kind of expected the assertions to hang off of a language and
> version agnostic URI, with perhaps dct:hasVersion links to previous
> versions.
>   
Indeed.
> <http://dewey.info/class/641/>
>     cc:attributionName "OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc." ;
>     cc:attributionURL <http://www.oclc.org/dewey/> ;
>     cc:morePermissions <http://www.oclc.org/dewey/about/licensing/> ;
>     dct:hasVersion <http://dewey.info/class/641/2009/08/> ;
>     dct:language "de"^^dct:RFC4646 ;
>     a skos:Concept ;
>     xhtml:license <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/> ;
>     skos:broader <http://dewey.info/class/64/2003/08/about.de> ;
>     skos:inScheme <http://dewey.info/scheme/2003/08/about.de> ;
>     skos:notation "641"^^<http://dewey.info/schema-terms/Notation> ;
>     skos:prefLabel "Food & drink"@en, "Essen und Trinken"@de .
>   
Maybe rather :

skos:broader <http://dewey.info/class/64/2003/> ;
skos:inScheme <http://dewey.info/scheme/2003/08/> ;

Although I don't understand why some "classes" have a year information 
in the URI (2003) and some have none?

Bernard

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