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Re: ISSUE-140: Last Call Comment: notations

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 17:01:46 +0200
Message-ID: <48FF405A.3040809@few.vu.nl>
To: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
CC: public-swd-wg@w3.org

Sounds ok to me!

Antoine

> Hi all,
>
> Here's a draft response to Michael on ISSUE-140, comment welcome.
>
> --- begin draft message ---
>
> Dear Michael,
>
> Many thanks for your detailed and helpful comments. With regard to
> your comments below:
>
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:45:42AM +0000, SWD Issue Tracker wrote:
>   
>> ISSUE-140: Last Call Comment: notations
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/140
>>
>> Raised by: Alistair Miles
>> On product: SKOS
>>
>> Raised by Michael Schneider in [1]:
>>
>> """
>> This comment is certainly too late, now that the document is in Last Call. But
>> let me at least state that it confuses me to have both skos:note and
>> skos:notation, and they have such a different meaning! Also, I never heard
>> somebody calling the thing discussed here a "notation". I call it a "key", and
>> "skos:key" sounds pretty good, IMHO.
>>     
>
> We agree that skos:notation and skos:note sound similar and
> potentially confusing. However, "notation" is a widely used term in
> the knowledge organisation field, especially with classification
> schemes, and hence "skos:notation" was chosen to be intuitive to this
> community. We propose to make no change, can you live with the current
> names?
>
>   
>> I don't see a discussion why there is no rdfs:domain given for notations. Are
>> notations intended to be used with every resource, or only with skos:ConceptS?
>> In any case, something should be said.
>> """
>>     
>
> We propose to make an editorial change to the SKOS Reference, adding a
> note in section 6 explaining that no domain is stated for
> skos:notation. Would this be acceptable?
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Alistair
> Sean
>
>   
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Sep/0044.html
>>     
>
>   
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