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Re: ordered concepts?

From: Mark van Assem <mark@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2005 15:14:07 +0100
Message-ID: <436B6CAF.8050102@cs.vu.nl>
To: Erik Hennum <ehennum@us.ibm.com>
CC: public-esw-thes@w3.org


> What is the recommended way for indicating sequence (perhaps logical, 
> chrononological, or spatial) over a list of narrower concepts? Some 
> common examples

Is this ordering a structural component of the thesaurus itself or 
additional display information instead?

> My lazy temptation is to yearn for a skos:narrowerList property that 
> offers a skos:memberlist for Concept with skos:narrower semantics. But 
> perhaps there are good reasons to resist temptation....

The current definition of OrderedCollection states:

"Ordered collections can be used with collectable semantic relation 
properties, where you would like a set of concepts to be displayed in 
a specific order, and optionally under a 'node label'."

...so if I'm correct you can use an OrderedCollection without a label. 
Conceptually, you're defining a node label without a name, so there 
might be some worries there. Technically, this seems a working solution.


  Mark F.J. van Assem - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
        mark@cs.vu.nl - http://www.cs.vu.nl/~mark
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