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Re: Recommendations -- authority files and discrete values

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 06 Sep 2011 10:57:53 +0200
Message-ID: <4E65E091.2040409@few.vu.nl>
To: public-xg-lld@w3.org
OK, I've made it "things".
Thanks,

Antoine


> Hey - I like it! :-)  Much better than "entity"...
>
> On Mon, Sep 05, 2011 at 10:33:14PM -0400, Marcia Zeng wrote:
>> 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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