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Re: Lexical representations

From: Leo Obrst <lobrst@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2002 16:19:38 -0500
Message-ID: <3C76B5EA.209E807@mitre.org>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, www-webont-wg@w3.org
Ok, so we table this issue until the next version.

Leo

Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> 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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