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Re: Proposal for use of labels in Manchester Syntax ISSUE-146, ACTION-247

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2009 06:31:13 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20090204.063113.182564113.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: alanruttenberg@gmail.com
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Proposal for use of labels in Manchester Syntax ISSUE-146, ACTION-247
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 03:00:23 -0800

> 
> On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 2:50 AM, Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On 3 Feb 2009, at 23:57, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>>
>>> 2009/2/3 Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.manchester.ac.uk>:
>>>>
>>>> On 3 Feb 2009, at 20:15, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>>>> [snip]
>>>>>
>>>>> That there is a choice of labels is due to a request by Alan Rector.
>>>>> The motivation for a choice of language should be clear.
>>>>
>>>> Choice? I don't get this.
>>>
>>> The labels: keyword says which annotation property can be used for a
>>> quoted label. One might suggest that only rdfs:label be used for
>>> labels but Alan said he wants to be able to use other properties, for
>>> example skos:prefLabel
>>>
>>> Similarly, one might want to be able to choose that labels used in
>>> rendering to manchester syntax are ones in a particular language.
>>
>> This all seems to be tool level rather than language level. Why put this in
>> the format?
> 
> I honestly don't see the point of the format without this.

Hmm.  Given that the format is already in use, I don't see how this
point of view can be sustained. 

> -Alan

peter
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