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Re: search labels

From: Kal Ahmed <kal@techquila.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 10:42:17 +0100
Message-ID: <416F9B79.8090404@techquila.com>
To: Ron Davies <ron@rondavies.be>
CC: "Miles, AJ (Alistair) " <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

The topic map way is inverted - you can explicitly mark a label as being 
a preferred display label. Would it be possible to fit something like 
that into SKOS ?

Cheers,

Kal

Ron Davies wrote:

> Al,
>
> 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
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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.
>>
>> ???
>>
>> Al.  
>>
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