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RE: Lexical representations

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 09:43:42 -0000
To: "Leo Obrst" <lobrst@mitre.org>, "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: <www-webont-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <JAEBJCLMIFLKLOJGMELDKEBJCDAA.jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>

Leo is suggesting a non-eidtorial change.

I suggest this is out-of-order at this time.

Jeremy

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leo Obrst [mailto:lobrst@mitre.org]
> Sent: 21 February 2002 22:19
> To: Peter F. Patel-Schneider
> Cc: jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com; www-webont-wg@w3.org
> Subject: Re: Lexical representations
>
>
> Jeremy's new rendition is much better. However, the conflation with URIs
> is not. Every ontology needs "display names", for many reasons. We had
> ample support of this in the content interoperability use cases. And
> these "lexical representation" names are only the beginning, and apply
> in a limited (but very important context). Why not tie this in to the
> "tags" we already need? I.e., "true" metadata about objects.
>
> Leo
>
> "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" wrote:
> >
> > Unfortunately, I don't think that this does the trick.  An ontology
> > identifier is, I think, a URI reference.  At least that is what
> the second
> > requirement appears to be saying.
> >
> > I believe that you want something very different, perhaps
> something along
> > the lines of
> >
> > [[[
> > If the language supports user-displayable natural language labels for an
> > object, then it must support multiple alternative labels for
> that object.
> > This can be used, for example, to view the ontology in different natural
> > languages.
> > ]]]
> >
> > peter
> >
> > From: "Jeremy Carroll" <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
> > Subject: Lexical representations
> > Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 20:41:04 -0000
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > My action from the telecon.
> > > Suggested change:
> > >
> > > Old text:
> > >
> > > [[[
> > > Lexical representations
> > > =======================
> > > The language must support multiple lexical representations
> for the same
> > > ontology identifier. This can be used to view the ontology in
> different
> > > languages.
> > > ]]]
> > >
> > >
> > > New text:
> > >
> > > [[[
> > > User displayable labels
> > > =======================
> > > The language must support specifying multiple alternative
> user displayable
> > > labels for the same ontology identifier.
> > > This can be used, for example, to view the ontology in
> different natural
> > > languages.
> > > ]]]
> > >
> > > Is that clearer? Or does anyone have a better suggestion?
> > >
> > > Jeremy
>
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