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Re: search labels

From: Ron Davies <ron@rondavies.be>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 10:57:50 +0200
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To: "Miles, AJ (Alistair) " <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

These can indeed be very useful, for grammatical variations that not 
handled in other ways, as well as for misspellings. The name of the 
property might be a bit confusing however, as of course other kinds of 
labels are also used in searching. As you say, the key defining factor is 
that these alternative labels would not be displayed under normal 
circumstances. So perhaps call it noDisplayLabel or hiddenLabel (or 
something more elegant along those lines)?

Ron Davies
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At 18:16 14/10/2004, Miles, AJ (Alistair) wrote:

>This is just a thought, but what about a property called e.g. 'searchLabel'
>that allows you to add labels to a concept to aid user search, where you
>*don't* want those labels to appear among the meaning-defining set of labels
>for that concept.  This could be used e.g. for common mis-spellings of
>another label.
>Alistair Miles
>Research Associate
>CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
>Building R1 Room 1.60
>Fermi Avenue
>Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
>United Kingdom
>Email:        a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
>Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
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