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Re: ISSUE-130 draft response

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2008 17:10:53 +0100
To: "Houghton,Andrew" <houghtoa@oclc.org>
Cc: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>, public-swd-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20081001161053.GD31052@skiathos>

> Actually I wasn't suggesting a new class for TopConcept, but a mechanism for specifying that a skos:Concept is a top concept.  Something like:
> 
> <skos:Concept rdf:about="concept URI">
>   <skos:isTopConcept rdf:resource="in-scheme URI" />
> </skos:Concept>
> 
> skos:isTopConcept could be an inverse of skos:hasTopConcept in the skos:ConceptScheme.  This way you could specify a top concept where it makes the most sense.

Yes, this is what skos:topConceptOf is intended for, e.g. 

<skos:Concept rdf:about="MyConcept">
  <skos:topConceptOf rdf:resource="MyScheme" />
</skos:Concept>

Does this work for you?

Cheers,

Alistair.

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