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Re: Skos, Schema.org and gender

From: Christopher Allan Webber <cwebber@dustycloud.org>
Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 05:10:17 -0500
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Cc: "\<public-vocabs\@w3.org\>" <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Message-ID: <87a9htso3a.fsf@earlgrey.lan>
Please keep in mind if drafting such a thing that some individuals and
some systems do not have labels as clearly as male / female... at the
very least, a genderqueer option is likely important.

aisaac@few.vu.nl writes:

> 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...
>
> 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/
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