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Re: SKOS Comment (Reference WD June 2008) - broaderTransitive < broader, narrowerTransitive < narrower

From: Simon Spero <ses@unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 18:52:25 -0400
Message-ID: <1af06bde0808011552w17ff70e8ve76e1fcbb99e38b6@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Leonard Will" <L.Will@willpowerinfo.co.uk>
Cc: public-esw-thes@w3.org, public-swd-wg@w3.org
On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 4:44 PM, Leonard Will <L.Will@willpowerinfo.co.uk>wrote:

> Instead of using the terms "broaderTransitive" and "broader", it would be
> clearer and in keeping with thesaurus practice to use "broaderGeneric",
> "broaderPartitive" and "broaderInstantial" as well as the general
> relationship "broader" (which would not be transitive if it allowed a
> mixture of the specific types).

"The Hierarchical Relationship" is transitive across the subtypes within the
domain of Knowledge Organization Systems;  however the subtype of
relationship is lost. BTI is considered by most to be a subtype of BTG, but
obviously must be the terminal node in a chain).

car_wheel BTP car
car BTG wheeled_vehicle
wheeled_vehicle BTG vehicle
car_wheel BT car
                 BT wheeled_vehicle
                 BT vehicle
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