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Re: Concurrent namespaces for Creative Commons ontology

From: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2010 13:58:47 +0000
Message-ID: <AANLkTinKZ1O2k+3sqyQP3rFiMtLDnq03EF4LWiGNH49T@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bernard Vatant <bernard.vatant@mondeca.com>
Cc: Søren Roug <Soren.Roug@eea.europa.eu>, Linking Open Data <public-lod@w3.org>, "me@aaronsw.com" <me@aaronsw.com>, "nathan@yergler.net" <nathan@yergler.net>
On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 1:56 PM, Bernard Vatant
<bernard.vatant@mondeca.com> wrote:
> Interesting ... it figures that the authoritative namespace for cc has been
> indeed http://creativecommons.org/ns#, for at least two years and certainly
> more.
> But since there is no mention of the new namespace whatsoever at
> http://web.resource.org/cc/, people can keep using it without being aware of
> any change. I would be curious to have people behind Music Ontology for
> example explaining why they keep using the old namespace.

Simply because we never got noticed of that change! Afaik, that
namespace has been here since the first version of MO - now almost 4
years ago.

y

>
> Bernard
>
> 2010/12/21 Søren Roug <Soren.Roug@eea.europa.eu>
>>
>> According to footnote 8 of
>> http://wiki.creativecommons.org/images/d/d6/Ccrel-1.0.pdf :
>>
>>
>>
>> 8 ... CC initially used the http://web.resource.org/cc/ namespace,
>> migrating to http://creativecommons.org/ns# for superior human interaction
>> with the vocabulary when it became apparent RDFa would facilitate this. In
>> 2004 the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative approved a "license" refinement of
>> its "rights" term (see
>> http://dublincore.org/usage/decisions/2004/2004-01.Rights-terms.shtml). Had
>> http:
>>
>> //purl.org/dc/terms/license existed in 2002, CC would not have defined
>> http://web.resource.org/cc/license.
>>
>> Thanks to the extensibility properties of RDF,
>> http://creativecommons.org/ns#license describes its relationship
>>
>> to each of these other properties.
>>
>> --
>> Sincerely yours / Med venlig hilsen, Søren Roug <soren.roug@eea.europa.eu>
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>> From: public-lod-request@w3.org [mailto:public-lod-request@w3.org] On
>> Behalf Of Bernard Vatant
>> Sent: 21 December 2010 10:26
>> To: Linking Open Data
>> Cc: me@aaronsw.com; nathan@yergler.net
>> Subject: Concurrent namespaces for Creative Commons ontology
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi folks
>>
>> It seems that there are two concurrent publications and namespaces for the
>> Creative Commons Rights Expression Language.
>>
>> http://creativecommons.org/schema.rdf uses http://creativecommons.org/ns#
>> http://web.resource.org/cc/schema.rdf uses http://web.resource.org/cc/
>>
>> The first one looks at first sight more reliable since it is maintained by
>> Creative Commons folks themselves
>> It is apparently the namespace underlying CC tag on CKAN packages
>> http://ckan.net/tag/format-cc
>> Datasets under this tag indeed use it, such as Eurostat or Geospecies
>> (and BTW it would be great if CKAN tags pages could explicit the
>> vocabulary namespace underlying the tag, if any)
>>
>> OTOH I found the second one to be used by a bunch of more or less famous
>> ontologies such as:
>>
>> BIO http://purl.org/vocab/bio/0.1
>> Music Ontology http://purl.org/ontology/mo/
>> FRBR http://purl.org/vocab/frbr/core
>> Review Ontology http://purl.org/stuff/rev
>> Talis Address Schema http://schemas.talis.com/2005/address/schema
>> VANN http://purl.org/vocab/vann
>>
>> So I wonder ... I cc people behind both vocabularies, maybe they can do
>> something about it?
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Bernard
>>
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>> Bernard Vatant
>> Senior Consultant
>> Vocabulary & Data Engineering
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> Bernard Vatant
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