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[WNET] A term to add to WordNet

From: Kjetil Kjernsmo <kjetil@kjernsmo.net>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2004 12:33:42 +0200
To: public-swbp-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <200408061233.42331.kjetil@kjernsmo.net>

Hi all!

I have a few ideas with FOAF I'd like to realize, and some of them 
involve describing my involvement in the sport of orienteering.

So, I chatted a bit with the nice folks over at #foaf, and I was told to 
go bugger you, them, uhm, whatever... :-)

Now, I appreciate the power of wordnets, and I guess it a general 
problem: Things that are relatively marginal, such as orienteering, is 
not in a wordnet unless someone with a specific interest in it takes 
the initiative to get it there. Is there a general way to address 
things like this?

Well, obviously, I'd like to have Orienteering added. As danja pointed 
out in #foaf, it is related to the terms Run and Navigation. They are 
the two most fundamental things about orienteering, apart from it being 
a sport. There is however, another essential concept, that competitions 
are to be held in terrain that is unknown to the athletes. I have 
insufficient understanding of wordnets to understand if this is 
something it seeks to express. 

I'm not subscribed to the list, please CC any replies.


Kjetil Kjernsmo
Astrophysicist/IT Consultant/Skeptic/Ski-orienteer/Orienteer/Mountaineer
kjetil@kjernsmo.net  webmaster@skepsis.no  editor@learn-orienteering.org
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