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Re: search labels

From: Kal Ahmed <kal@techquila.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2004 12:09:52 +0100
Message-ID: <416FB000.5040709@techquila.com>
To: "Matthews, BM (Brian) " <B.M.Matthews@rl.ac.uk>
CC: Ron Davies <ron@rondavies.be>, "Miles, AJ (Alistair) " <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>, "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

There is no particular advantage that I can see in using a property 
except that you could assign multiple values. My point was really more 
that rather than identifying "non-display" labels, it might be better to 
be explicit about which label(s) are intended for display.

Cheers,

Kal

Matthews, BM (Brian) wrote:

>In a sense this would be done by marking the label as
>being of subclass displayLabel (or whatever).  
>
>What would be the advantage of doing this with a separate
>property?
>
>Brian
>
>  
>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: public-esw-thes-request@w3.org
>>[mailto:public-esw-thes-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Kal Ahmed
>>Sent: 15 October 2004 10:42
>>To: Ron Davies
>>Cc: Miles, AJ (Alistair) ; 'public-esw-thes@w3.org'
>>Subject: Re: search labels
>>
>>
>>
>>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:
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>>>Al,
>>>
>>>These can indeed be very useful, for grammatical variations 
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>>that not 
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>>>handled in other ways, as well as for misspellings. The name of the 
>>>property might be a bit confusing however, as of course 
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>>other kinds of 
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>>>labels are also used in searching. As you say, the key 
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>>defining factor 
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>>>is that these alternative labels would not be displayed 
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>>under normal 
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>>>circumstances. So perhaps call it noDisplayLabel or hiddenLabel (or 
>>>something more elegant along those lines)?
>>>
>>>Ron
>>>--------------------------------------------------------------------
>>>Ron Davies
>>>Information and documentation systems consultant
>>>Av. Baden-Powell 1  Bte 2, 1200 Brussels, Belgium       
>>>Email:  ron@rondavies.be
>>>Tel:    +32 (0)2 770 33 51
>>>GSM:    +32 (0)484 502 393
>>>
>>>At 18:16 14/10/2004, Miles, AJ (Alistair) wrote:
>>>
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>>>>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 
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>>search, where you
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>>>>*don't* want those labels to appear among the 
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>>meaning-defining set of 
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>>>>labels
>>>>for that concept.  This could be used e.g. for common 
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>>mis-spellings of
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>>>>another label.
>>>>
>>>>???
>>>>
>>>>Al.  
>>>>
>>>>---
>>>>Alistair Miles
>>>>Research Associate
>>>>CCLRC - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
>>>>Building R1 Room 1.60
>>>>Fermi Avenue
>>>>Chilton
>>>>Didcot
>>>>Oxfordshire OX11 0QX
>>>>United Kingdom
>>>>Email:        a.j.miles@rl.ac.uk
>>>>Tel: +44 (0)1235 445440
>>>>        
>>>>
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