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Re: best practice property to use for naming a skos:ConceptScheme

From: Helmut Nagy <h.nagy@semantic-web.at>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 09:13:35 +0100
Cc: SKOS <public-esw-thes@w3.org>
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To: Bob DuCharme <bob@snee.com>

there is has been a discussion in the list on that topic some time ago (Nov. 2010)


As the statement from Alistair Miles says most documentations have dc:title for naming skos:ConceptSchemes but there are also examples where skos:prefLabel is used (e.g. STW Thesaurus) or even no label is used (e.g. IPTC News Codes).

In PoolParty we use dc:title


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On 11.03.2011, at 23:06, Bob DuCharme wrote:

> Yesterday I was discussing with a colleague whether rdfs:label or skos:prefLabel would be better, and today I noticed this at http://www.w3.org/TR/2009/REC-skos-reference-20090818/#L1045 : 
>  <S> rdf:type skos:ConceptScheme ;
>   dct:title "My First Thesaurus" ;
>   skos:hasTopConcept <B> .
> dct: is never declared anywhere. I'm guessing from the t that http://purl.org/dc/terms/ was meant, but title is a property of http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/ , not of http://purl.org/dc/terms/ . Either way, it's confusing and another example of why people should always declare their prefixes, if only in a note at the beginning of a spec that uses them in examples.
> But enough of my complaining. Has anyone seen a common practice using a particular property to assign a human-readable label to a skos:ConceptScheme? 
> thanks,
> Bob

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