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Re: SKOS Namespace [ISSUE-153 and ISSUE-175]

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2008 11:38:19 +0100
Message-ID: <490AE01B.8050004@cs.vu.nl>
To: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
CC: SWD Working SWD <public-swd-wg@w3.org>


Sean Bechhofer wrote:
> 
>     
> At ISWC, I had a long discussion with Mike Uschold about the namespace 
> change issue. You may have seen his email summarising his position on 
> the semantic-web list [1]. I tend to disagree with Mike here, and I am 
> now of the opinion that sticking with the original namespace and 
> changing the semantics of the term is the approach we should take (as 
> resolved in the 07/10/08 telecon [2]). I also note a response from 
> Michael Lang (Jr.) [3] which essentially matches Simon Jupp's opinion 
> [4] and (as I read it) supports our position.
> 
> It may be worthwhile making it clear somewhere that one of the reasons 
> why we feel that we are able to do this is because there were explicit 
> warnings of possible changes to the vocabulary before Rec (as 
> highlighted by Jeremy [5]). Should this be included in the Reference 
> Appendix discussing the namespace?

I think we should discuss it in the "Changes" section (and maybe 
point in the NameSpace section to this).

Guus

> 
>     Sean
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2008Oct/0192.html
> [2] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/0114.html
> [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2008Oct/0197.html
> [4] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/0036.html
> [5] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/0077.html
> 
> -- 
> 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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