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Re: search labels

From: Leonard Will <L.Will@willpowerinfo.co.uk>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 09:52:21 +0100
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To: public-esw-thes@w3.org

In message <416F7D52.7040707@gnowsis.com> on Fri, 15 Oct 2004, Leo 
Sauermann <leo@gnowsis.com> wrote
>In my bookmarks in mozilla it says somehting like "keywords" so would 
>this be a better idea for a skos:keywords thing?

I dislike the expression "keywords" and think it is best avoided, 
because it is ambiguous and used loosely with different meanings.

Sometimes it means terms from the text of a document used for retrieval 
(as in "keyword in context (KWIC) indexing"), sometimes it means 
descriptors or indexing terms assigned to the document from a controlled 
vocabulary, and sometimes it means uncontrolled terms assigned to the 
document by the indexer.

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