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RE: [SKOS] SKOS-XL & label relations

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Sun, 4 May 2008 10:38:19 -0400
To: "'Sean Bechhofer'" <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: "'Reul, Q. H.'" <q.reul@abdn.ac.uk>, "'SWD WG'" <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000f01c8adf4$802011f0$806035d0$@miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>

Yes, thanks for the correction.

Al.

> On 2 May 2008, at 11:04, Alistair Miles wrote:
> 
> >
> > Hi Quentin,
> >
> > Yes, in a sense there is duplication. But XL gives you a convenient
> > way to
> > make statements about the lexical entities used in a knowledge
> > organisation
> > system, which vanilla SKOS doesn't. It also gives you a way to
> > "dumb-down"
> > to vanilla SKOS, to get the simplified representation.
> >
> > E.g. using SKOS+XL ...
> >
> > <C1> rdf:type skos:Concept;
> >   xl:prefLabel <L1>;
> >   xl:altLabel <L2>;
> >   skos:inScheme <S>.
> >
> > <L1> rdf:type xl:Label;
> >   xl:literalForm "animals"@en;
> >   skos:inScheme <S>;
> >   dc:source "Another thesaurus."@en.
> >
> > <L2> rdf:type xl:Label;
> >   xl:literalForm "fauna"@en;
> >   skos:inScheme <S>;
> >   dc:source "Yet another thesaurus."@en.
> >
> > ... which can be "dumbed-down" via the XL data model to vanilla
> > SKOS as ...
> >
> > <C1> rdf:type skos:Concept;
> >   skos:prefLabel "animals"@en;
> >   skos:altLabel "fauna"@en;
> >   skos:inScheme <S>.
> >
> > ... does that make sense?
> >
> > I suppose you could achieve the same goal without xl:prefLabel,
> > xl:altLabel
> > and xl:hiddenLabel, e.g. ...
> >
> > <C1> rdf:type skos:Concept;
> >   xl:prefLabel "animals"@en;
> >   xl:altLabel "fauna"@en;
> 
> Shouldn't these be skos:prefLabel and skos:altLabel?
> 
> >   skos:inScheme <S>.
> >
> > <L1> rdf:type xl:Label;
> >   xl:literalForm "animals"@en;
> >   skos:inScheme <S>;
> >   dc:source "Another thesaurus."@en.
> >
> > <L2> rdf:type xl:Label;
> >   xl:literalForm "fauna"@en;
> >   skos:inScheme <S>;
> >   dc:source "Yet another thesaurus."@en.
> 
> --
> Sean Bechhofer
> School of Computer Science
> University of Manchester
> sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk
> http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/people/bechhofer
> 
> 
> 
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