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Re: [SKOS] Comments on SKOS Primer - literal and non-literal ranges

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 11:50:02 +0100
Message-ID: <4965DA5A.7080107@few.vu.nl>
To: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
CC: SWD Working Group <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

Thomas Baker a écrit :
> On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 12:42:48PM +0100, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>>> -- The wording of
>>>
>>>    They have as their ranges [RDF-CONCEPTS] RDF plain literals,
>>>    which means that they link a skos:Concept to a character
>>>    string, not to another full-fledged RDF resource identified
>>>    with a URI.
>>>
>>>   does not allow for the possibility of linking to a blank node.
>> I guess you meant that the sentence in fact *does not disallow* the use of 
>> labelling properties with blank nodes. I suggest to add "or a blank node" 
>> at the end of the last sentence. 
> 
> I think you are suggesting:
> 
>      ...not to another full-fledged RDF resource identified
>      with a URI or a blank node.
> 
> But my point was that the opposite of a range of RDF plain literals
> is a range of "RDF resource", whether that resource is identified with
> a URI or not.  I think it should say something like:
> 
>      They have as their ranges [RDF-CONCEPTS] RDF plain
>      literals, which means that they link a skos:Concept to a
>      character string (and not to other types of RDF resource).
> 
> In effect, it is the "non-literal value" thing again...

Yes. I wanted in fact to say the same thing that you did in your point. Except that literals are technically RDF resources... Anyway, your text proposal is good in that respect.

Antoine
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