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Re: AW: How to distinguish unique and non-unique prefLabels?

From: Alistair Miles <alimanfoo@googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2011 16:35:34 +0000
To: Jakob Voss <jakob.voss@gbv.de>
Cc: SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110114163534.GB4556@aliman-desktop>
On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 04:20:28PM +0100, Jakob Voss wrote:
> Hi Alistair,
> 
> you wrote:
> 
> >I'm still conscious that there isn't a really good way to find out about what
> >extensions and design patterns have been proposed and discussed within this
> >community, and that makes it harder to build consensus and avoid re-inventing
> >the wheel. The wiki could work, but takes some editorial work to keep updated,
> >and it's hard to guage consensus. I've been thinking recently that a website
> >that works a bit like stack overflow, but where you can post a design pattern
> >or extension to SKOS and have others vote for/against and comment, would be
> >a lovely tool ... anyone feel like making it happen? :)
> 
> Then why not directly use http://www.semanticoverflow.com/? It is
> already used to ask and discuss about SKOS:
> http://www.semanticoverflow.com/questions/tagged/skos
> 
> Further you can mark some questions as "community wiki", which all
> can edit. Sure there are also arguments for yet another self-managed
> site, but I am not the one who wants to maintain it ;-)
> 
> I only asked at this list, because I think that the main SKOS
> community lurks around here instead of watching
> http://www.semanticoverflow.com/feeds/tag/skos

First I've heard of semanticoverflow! I see 22 questions there on SKOS,
guess we better get answering :)

I wonder if the site would work as well for proposals, i.e., for proposing
a design pattern or extension to SKOS? The proposals would get mixed up
with the questions, so it might look a bit messy, but it's better than
nothing. Any thoughts?

Cheers,

Alistair

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