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RE: Design Issue (3) - How to label concepts? Dropping soks:altLa bel

From: Cayzer, Steve <Steve.Cayzer@hp.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 13:57:03 -0000
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To: "'Miles, AJ (Alistair) '" <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

Doesn't that break an open world assumption?

Steve

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) [mailto:A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk] 
> Sent: 10 November 2003 13:34
> To: 'public-esw-thes@w3.org'
> Subject: Design Issue (3) - How to label concepts? Dropping 
> soks:altLabel
> 
> 
> 
> Hi Dave,
> 
> I'm quite happy to ditch 'soks:altLabel' and assume all 
> 'rdfs:label's that are not 'soks:prefLabel' are alternatives. 
>  This is definitely more economical.
> 
> Al.
> 
> > My suggestion implicitly had "altLabel" as a label which is not a
> > perfLabel. This might have some advantages when it comes to 
> > merging. If you 
> > have two thesauri with differing perferred terms for the same 
> > concept the 
> > merge would just have two prefLabels and all else (not 
> > preferred in either) 
> > would be treated as alt. Don't know enough about how thesauri 
> > are used in 
> > practice to know if that is beter or worse.
> > 
> 
Received on Monday, 10 November 2003 09:00:01 UTC

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