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Re: Is there a general "preferred" property?

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:38:35 +0100
Message-ID: <50055CCB.8080708@webr3.org>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Good point and question! I had assumed preferred by the owner of the 
object, just as you have a con:preferredURI for yourself.

The approach again comes from you, same approach as 
link:listDocumentProperty (which now appears to have dropped from the 
link: ontology?)

Cheers,

Nathan

Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> Interesting to go meta on this with x:preferred .
> 
> What would be the meaning of "preferred" -- "preferred by the object itself or
> the owner of the object itself"?
> 
> In other words, I wouldn't use it to store in a local store my preferred names
> for people, that would be an abuse of the property.
> 
> Tim
> 
> On 2012-07 -15, at 19:42, Nathan wrote:
> 
>> Essentially what I'm looking for is something like
>>
>>  foaf:nick x:preferred foaf:preferredNick .
>>  rdfs:label x:preferred foaf:preferredLabel .
>>  owl:sameAs x:preferred x:canonical .
>>
>> It's nice to have con:preferredURI and skos:prefLabel, but what I'm really looking for is a way to let machines know that x value is preferred.
>>
>> Anybody know if such a property exists yet?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Nathan
>>
>>
> 
> 
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