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Re: Should we adopt SKOS?

From: Barry Norton <barry.norton@ontotext.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2013 23:34:42 +0000
Message-ID: <50EDFE92.6070207@ontotext.com>
To: Ray Denenberg <rden@loc.gov>
CC: "'Young,Jeff \(OR\)'" <jyoung@oclc.org>, 'Dan Brickley' <danbri@danbri.org>, 'Jason Douglas' <jasondouglas@google.com>, 'W3C Web Schemas Task Force' <public-vocabs@w3.org>, "'Wallis,Richard'" <Richard.Wallis@oclc.org>, 'Jamie Taylor' <jamietaylor@google.com>, 'Guha' <guha@google.com>, 'Thad Guidry' <thadguidry@gmail.com>

Isn't that an AuthoritativeThing, or an AuthorisedThing, rather than an 
Authority?

Barry


On 09/01/2013 23:24, Ray Denenberg wrote:
>
> Not that strange.
>
> MADS uses Authority because that's what it is, an Authority. It's 
> narrower than a Concept. It is used to refer to things are 
> "authoritative":  authoritative form for a personal name, 
> authoritative form for a  place, etc.
>
> --Ray
>
> *From:*Young,Jeff (OR) [mailto:jyoung@oclc.org]
> *Sent:* Wednesday, January 09, 2013 5:20 PM
> *To:* Dan Brickley; Jason Douglas
> *Cc:* W3C Web Schemas Task Force; Wallis,Richard; Jamie Taylor; Guha; 
> Thad Guidry
> *Subject:* RE: Should we adopt SKOS?
>
> In the MADS ontology, they used the term “Authority” in place of 
> “Concept”.
>
> http://www.loc.gov/standards/mads/rdf/v1.html#Authority
>
> Strange but true.
>
> Jeff
>
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