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ISSUE-184: Last Call Comment: Notation and prefLabel overlap

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ISSUE-184: Last Call Comment: Notation and prefLabel overlap


Raised by: Sean Bechhofer
On product: SKOS

Raised by Michael Panzer [1]:

4. skos:notation and skos:prefLabel are overlapping

There are two issues here: 1, Most notation in classification schemes is
preferred (i.e., standard) notation. Should both skos:notation and
skos:prefLabel be used for all these cases?

2, On some occasions an alternative (i.e., optional) notation is given
for a concept. For example, inScheme CCT:
        [Q89] environmental biology
            Preferred class: X17

Regardless whether it is preferred or alternative, the notation always
represents a unique concept and therefore has semantic relationships.
Hence, an alternative notation is not a non-preferred thesaurus label,
which has only lexical relationships.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/0061.html
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