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Re: Recommendations -- authority files and discrete values

From: ZENG, MARCIA <mzeng@kent.edu>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 22:33:14 -0400
To: Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>, "Young,Jeff (OR)" <jyoung@oclc.org>
CC: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>, "public-xg-lld@w3.org" <public-xg-lld@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CA8AFE36.F1C1%mzeng@kent.edu>
Tim Berners-Lee used 'identify things'...[1] :-)

Marcia
[1] http://www.w3.org/DesignIssues/LinkedData.html

On 9/5/11 10:25 PM, "Tom Baker" <tbaker@tbaker.de> wrote:

>Yeah - won't work...  But I share Karen's dislike of "entity".
>
>Tom
>
>On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 09:56:05PM -0400, Jeff Young wrote:
>> An RDF audience will read "individual" as an instance of any type. A
>>library
>> audience will possibly assume "individual" refers to an individual
>>person.
>> God help us.
>> 
>> Jeff
>> 
>> Tom Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de> wrote:
>> 
>> On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 05:30:43PM -0700, Karen Coyle wrote:
>> > so maybe:
>> > 
>> > Among these are authority files, whose members identify individual
>> > entities (I don't like that term), and controlled lists of values.
>> 
>> Or simply: "whose members identify individuals"?  Or does that
>> imply too strongly "individual people"...?
>> 
>> 
>> 
>
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