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Re: Query on ISO-Cat/DCR

From: Arle Lommel <arle.lommel@dfki.de>
Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 15:25:11 +0200
Cc: public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org
Message-Id: <25C32821-F3DC-4F2B-A4C9-D34F91AA9232@dfki.de>
To: Tadej Štajner <tadej.stajner@ijs.si>
Hi Tadej,

At present, ISO Cat maintains the data categories used in TBX. So, for example, if you wanted to use the "term location" context (essentially the same thing as our proposal for the "context" data category), you could point to the ISO Cat location for the category. What you could not do is resolve terms to ISO Cat since it doesn't host terms itself.

One of my hopes, however, was that we might host some sorts of important ontologies in ISO Cat so that they have a stable reference that can be shared with other standards more easily.

I'm not sure if that was what you were proposing or not, so can you clarify what role you would see for ISO Cat in the model you mention? (It may be that I'm missing something obvious, so please forgive me if you've already answered this.)



On Jun 26, 2012, at 15:03 , Tadej Štajner wrote:

> Hi, Arle,
> I remember ISO-CAT being mentioned in the context of terminology management. The question was "Can we assume term ref and terminology lexicon ref to be URIs?, or are they just general identifiers without the URI semantics?". Having this assumption would enable better validation tools.
> Further discussion also lead us to conclude that a lot of these resources are not open data, so there's a lot of things not visible from the public registries. This makes it hard to enforce, so this will probably end up as a SHOULD recommendation.. any comments?
> -- Tadej
> On 25. 06. 2012 10:15, Pedro Luis Díez Orzas [Linguaserve I.S. SA] wrote:
>> Dear Arle,
>> I only remember we said that DCR could be a good candidate to attend the TC37 meeting, but I do not know if later you discussed a concrete proposal.
>> Best,
>> Pedro
>> Pedro Luis Díez Orzas
>> Presidente Ejecutivo - CEO
>> Linguaserve I.S. S.A.
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Arle Lommel<arle.lommel@dfki.de>
>> Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:29:45
>> To: Multlingual Web Public<public-multilingualweb-lt@w3.org>
>> Subject: Query on ISO-Cat/DCR
>> Hi all,
>> In Dublin we discussed using the ISO Data Category Registry for some aspect of ITS 2.0 but I don't recall what it was. I also seem to recall someone saying that ISO-cat was a problem because it doesn't allow URI-based access.
>> I can report that the latter is not only NOT an issue, but that the DCR uses persistent URIs that deliver an HTML representation of the category, so they are accessible through a simple web query.
>> So now I just need some help recalling where we thought we might use them. Unfortunately I'm on a small mobile device at the moment where searching for the relevant content in the irc doesn't work well. Does anyone recall right off?  I'd like to discuss our needs tomorrow in the ISO TC37 meeting on the DCR since I can get immediate feedback from the development team here. It does seem already that they are keen to collaborate with us in general but specifics will help me get the right results.
>> Arle
>> --
>> Arle Lommel
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>> Sent from a mobile device. Please excuse any typos.
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