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Re: [SKOS] Spin-off ofediting UCR draft: SKOS acronym signification

From: Ralph R. Swick <swick@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2007 11:35:01 -0400
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To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Cc: SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

At 06:04 PM 4/17/2007 +0200, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>I've got a *very* stupid question.

not really

>SKOS currently means Simple Knowledge Organi*S*ation System [1]
>The problem is that W3C enforces the use of US English [2]

Luckily (in this instance), PubRules [3] does not (yet) enforce the
use of a spell-checker, however :)

>Should SKOS from now on mean Simple Knowledge Organi*Z*ation System?
>Sorry ;-)

I almost forwarded this question to our Comm Team (who are
responsible for the Manual of Style and pubrules) but stopped
myself, thinking that "it's better to ask forgiveness" later.

I don't expect this to be a showstopper w.r.t. the W3C webmaster.

>[1] http://www.w3.org/2004/02/skos/
>[2] http://www.w3.org/2001/06/manual/#Spelling

[3] http://www.w3.org/2005/07/pubrules
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