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AW: [ANN] Standard Thesaurus Economics in RDFa/SKOS (tech preview)

From: Neubert Joachim <J.Neubert@zbw.eu>
Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2009 14:05:04 +0100
Message-ID: <3A59BB6451C972429019B12996F92DAD02392374@frodo.zbw-nett.zbw-kiel.de>
To: "Ivan Herman" <ivan@w3.org>
Cc: "Linked Data community" <public-lod@w3.org>, "W3C RDFa task force" <public-rdf-in-xhtml-tf@w3.org>

Ivan,

thank your for posting on the list and for the hint at @about (will be changed in the next version).

Cheers, Joachim

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: Ivan Herman [mailto:ivan@w3.org] 
> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 4. Februar 2009 12:54
> An: Neubert Joachim
> Cc: Linked Data community; W3C RDFa task force
> Betreff: Re: [ANN] Standard Thesaurus Economics in RDFa/SKOS 
> (tech preview)
> 
> Neubert,
> 
> (I copy this to the RDFa task force mailing list, too, 
> because this may become a nice example for the usage of RDFa, too!)
> 
> I am sure that others will have comments on the versioning, 
> URI choice, etc. But I just spotted a small bug on your RDFa 
> encoding of the pages.
> 
> In, eg,
> 
> http://www.zbw.eu/beta/stw/versions/test/thsys/090858891/about.en.html
> 
> you use the RDFa @about attribute with:
> 
> @about="stw:thsys/090858891"
> 
> however, according to the RDFa spec, the value of @about 
> should be a 'safe' Curie. Ie, either you should put in the 
> full URI, like:
> 
> @about="http://www.zbw.eu/beta/stw/thsys/090858891"
> 
> or you can say:
> 
> @about="[stw:thsys/090858891]"
> 
> the present setup will generate, in RDF/XML,
> 
> <stw:Thsys rdf:about="stw:thsys/090858891">
> 
> which, well, looks like using a different URI scheme...
> 
> Cheers and thanks!
> 
> Ivan
> 
> Neubert Joachim wrote:
> > Dear LODers,
> >  
> > I'd like to announce here a tech preview of the "Standard Thesaurus 
> > Economics" as a RDFa/SKOS application.
> >  
> > The german/english thesaurus
> > (http://www.zbw.eu/e_databases/e_econis/e_standard_thesaurus.htm)
> > contains 6,500 richly interlinked concepts. At the German National 
> > Library of Economics (ZBW) and other institutions it is 
> used for more 
> > than ten years to index literature from economics and 
> business practice.
> >  
> > As a preview, http://www.zbw.eu/beta/stw contains only a 
> hand full of 
> > concepts (indeed the test set used in the development of the 
> > conversion scripts). Some things have still to be fixed - most 
> > notably, the licensing policy, but also the "user 
> experience" of the 
> > web site ;)
> >  
> > Nevertheless I would be very happy to get some feedback, especially 
> > about
> >  
> > 1) the URI design (which can't be changed easily after the 
> whole set 
> > is
> > published)
> > 2) the approach to versioning (preserving the concept's 
> identity but 
> > providing "historical data" for human lookup)
> > 3) the links into the library catalog (which, for the lack of a 
> > standard attribute, are implemented by a custom stw:indexes 
> > subproperty of
> > rdfs:seeAlso)
> > 4) the usefulness as a possible interlinking hub in the LOD cloud
> >  
> > Comments are highly welcome (on other topics as well, of cause).
> >  
> > Cheers, Joachim
> >  
> 
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> 
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