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Re: Skos, Schema.org and gender

From: Andrea Perego <andrea.perego@jrc.ec.europa.eu>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:29:27 +0100
Message-id: <CAHzfgWCfUoEEOMzZtDJpHXUQiMzRR2iBXgPhe1jXTf6cfLKgYA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>
Cc: "<public-vocabs@w3.org>" <public-vocabs@w3.org>, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Just thinking aloud, but this topic may be also in the scope of the "Best
Practices for Multilingual Linked Open Data" CG [1].

Andrea

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[1]http://www.w3.org/community/bpmlod/


On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 9:15 PM, Charles McCathie Nevile <
chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:

> On Sun, 27 Oct 2013 03:30:30 +1100, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
> wrote:
>
>  Hi Jean,
>>
>> Since SKOS and the notion of preferred label is not yet included in
>> schema.org I believe this is rather a question for the SKOS list...
>>
>
> Since SKOS has their own lists, it is probably better to try and deal with
> SKOS stuff there. But this isn't the "schema.org" list, it is
> public-vocabs. So SKOS is at least well in scope.
>
> And the issue of how to avoid the trap of naming things, and then
> discovering that other languages needmore than one name because e.g. they
> change according to gender, is at least potentially relevant beyond SKOS.
> As any actor in this space would know, if she thought it were important to
> call herself an actress.
>
> cheers
>
> Chaals
>
>
>  Cheers,
>>
>> Antoine
>>
>>
>>
>>  Hello,
>>>
>>> I have this interesting gender case for one of  the European Union
>>> authority table: function.
>>> This authority table gives the name of the function a person can occupy,
>>> in
>>> several languages.
>>> This authority table manages a label for the function for woman and a
>>> label
>>> of the function for man.
>>> Those labels are used for the Whoiswho which is published on web, paper,
>>> pdf  in all the languages of the EU.
>>> This authority table must be published and made available using the skos
>>> ontology.
>>> How could we managed the two labels we have which can be both considered
>>> as
>>> skos:prefLabel ?
>>>
>>> --
>>>  Jean Delahousse
>>> JDC
>>> ------------------------------**------------------------------**
>>> ------------------------------**----------
>>> delahousse.jean@gmail.com - +33 6 01 22 48 55
>>> http://jean-delahousse.net/
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
> --
> Charles McCathie Nevile - Consultant (web standards) CTO Office, Yandex
>       chaals@yandex-team.ru         Find more at http://yandex.com
>
>


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