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Re: FW: subject indicators ... ?

From: Lars Marius Garshol <larsga@ontopia.net>
Date: Thu, 07 Oct 2004 13:35:51 +0200
To: "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m3wty292w8.fsf@ontopia.net>

* AJ Miles
| Also I wasn't talking about identifying concepts in relation to
| *someone elses* indicators, although this would be a possibility
| [with the implication that (?x skos:indicator ?i) (?y skos:indicator
| ?i) -> (?x skos-map:exactMatch ?y)].

This sounds like a reasonable semantics to me.

* AJ Miles
| [in follow-up to self]
| So I just realised that, if allowed to be used in this way, of
| course a 'skos:indicator' type property *should not* be an IFP.

I'm surprised to hear that. Why is that? (I think I can guess, but I'd
really like to hear the reasoning.)
| An alternative name has been suggested to me, something involving
| the word 'indicative' ... e.g. 'indicativeRepresentation'
| 'indicativeResource' ...  just throwing ideas out, hoping to work
| towards a name that reflects well the intended usage.

Those names seem reasonable, but if you go for those you'll have to
keep explaining that "yes, this is the same thing the topic mappers
call 'subject indicator'".

Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian         <URL: http://www.ontopia.net >
GSM: +47 98 21 55 50                  <URL: http://www.garshol.priv.no >
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