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Re: Review of 19 August Editor's Draft of SKOS Primer

From: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2008 14:36:36 +0200
To: SWD Working Group <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20080820123636.GA464@octavius>

On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 01:02:54PM +0200, Thomas Baker wrote:
> -- The plural of "KOS".  The draft used "KOSs" or just
>    "KOS", as in "many existing KOS".  The Chicago Manual of
>    Style recommends "KOS's".  "KOSes" would be possible. I have
>    normalized everything to "KOS's" for now, though I don't
>    really like the way it looks.  If the KOS community has an
>    established way to pluralize KOS, I suggest we follow that.

A Google search shows that the plural is often just "KOS"
(e.g., [1]).  I suggest we go with this - it looks better than
"KOS's", "KOSs", and "KOSes"...


[1] http://www.db.dk/bh/lifeboat_ko/concepts/knowledge_organization_systems.htm

Tom Baker - tbaker@tbaker.de - baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de
Received on Wednesday, 20 August 2008 12:39:48 UTC

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