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Re: Colors

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 09:29:06 -0500
Message-ID: <4B8537B2.8010505@openlinksw.com>
To: David Baxter <retxabd@gmail.com>
CC: Christoph LANGE <ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>, Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
David Baxter wrote:
> OpenCyc has colors represented as owl classes, e.g. "red 
> <http://sw.opencyc.org/concept/Mx4r0L_kLnS6EdaAAACgyZzFrg>" is the 
> class of all things that are red. All colors are instances of the 
> second-order class color 
> <http://sw.opencyc.org/concept/Mx4rr19QJHStEdaAAACgyZzFrg>.
>
> David Baxter
>
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 4:39 AM, Christoph LANGE 
> <ch.lange@jacobs-university.de <mailto:ch.lange@jacobs-university.de>> 
> wrote:
>
>     2010-02-24 08:31 Pat Hayes <phayes@ihmc.us <mailto:phayes@ihmc.us>>:
>     > Does anyone know of URIs which identify colors? Umbel has the
>     general
>     > notion of Color, but I want the actual colors, like, you know, red,
>     > white, blue and yellow. I can make up my own, but would rather use
>     > some already out there, if they exist.
>
>     Do you really need URIs?  I.e. do you want to add further
>     descriptions or
>     links to colors, such as "color1 is nicer than color2", or "color
>     can be
>     produced from material"  or do you just want to point to colors
>     ("thing has
>     color")?  In the latter case, wouldn't literals with datatypes be
>     sufficient?
>     For literals, there is at least a standard for RGB colors:
>     #RRGGBB.  Still,
>     here it's the standard _datatype_ that's missing.
>
>     Cheers,
>
>     Christoph
>
>     --
>     Christoph Lange, Jacobs Univ. Bremen, http://kwarc.info/clange,
>     Skype duke4701
>
>
See: 
http://linkeddata.uriburner.com/about/html/http/sw.opencyc.org/concept/Mx4r0L_kLnS6EdaAAACgyZzFrg  
:-)

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