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Re: ISSUE-133: Last Call Comment: domain of skos:inScheme

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 21:07:20 +0200
Message-ID: <48FF79E8.5020905@few.vu.nl>
To: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
CC: public-swd-wg@w3.org

Sounds ok! Maybe adding a pointer to the example itself in the document 
would be nice...

Antoine

> Here is a draft response to Michael on ISSUE-133, comments welcome.
>
> --- begin draft message ---
>
> Dear Michael, 
>
> Thank you for your detailed and helpful comments. In response to your
> comment below:
>
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 11:33:12AM +0000, SWD Issue Tracker wrote:
>   
>> ISSUE-133: Last Call Comment: domain of skos:inScheme
>>
>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/133
>>
>> Raised by: Alistair Miles
>> On product: SKOS
>>
>> Raised by Michael Schneider in [1]:
>>
>> """
>> Maybe I missed it, but I don't see what the domain is for skos:inScheme. I would
>> expect skos:Concept, but it's neither explicitly stated, nor do I see how it can
>> be inferred. If it's inferred, or if the domain is intended to be unrestricted,
>> something should be said in the "Notes" section below.
>> """
>>     
>
> We propose to make an editorial change to the SKOS Reference, adding a
> note to the end of section 4 along the lines of:
>
> """
> 4.6.5. Domain of skos:inScheme
>
> Note that no domain is stated for the property skos:inScheme. I.e. the
> domain is effectively the class of all resources (rdfs:Resource). The
> decision not to state any domain has been made to provide some
> flexibility, enabling extensions to SKOS to define new classes of
> resource but still use skos:inScheme to link them to a
> skos:ConceptScheme. See also Example 84 below.
> """
>
> Also note that example 84 in section A.2.4.2 illustrates the use of
> skos:inScheme with skosxl:Label.
>
> Does this satisfy your concerns?
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Alistair
> Sean
>
>   
>> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Sep/0044.html
>>     
>
>   
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