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RE: SKOS meets Semantic blogging (again)?

From: Miles, AJ (Alistair) <A.J.Miles@rl.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 14:15:18 +0100
Message-ID: <350DC7048372D31197F200902773DF4C05E50BB1@exchange11.rl.ac.uk>
To: 'Morten Frederiksen' <mof-rdf@mfd-consult.dk>, public-esw@w3.org
Cc: "'public-esw-thes@w3.org'" <public-esw-thes@w3.org>

Nice work :)

Re SKOS Mapping, have you got any suggestions for changes or new features?

SKOS Core is getting all the attention right now, but I'm happy to do
changes to SKOS Mapping too if they get consensus on the list.


> Hi all,
> On Thursday 12 August 2004 14:56, Dan Brickley wrote:
> > Just a quick pointer to a hack I started at the weekend,
> > to export SKOS (in N3, for now) from the PHP weblogging system,
> > Wordpress.
> > Morten F has
> > begun re-working this code as an RDF/XML 'categories in 
> RDF' feature of
> > his Wordpress FOAF plugin.
> This work is now largely finished, at least for now.
> While not yet "released" - I'd like for you to get your 
> comments in - I have 
> activated it on my site [1], and enabled the FOAF Explorer to 
> handle it 
> somewhat gracefully [2].
> One thing I realised while working with this was that there's 
> a need for an 
> informal inverse of dc:subject (since foaf:page can't be used due to 
> restrictions on foaf:topic). As it is, I'm "forced" to make 
> statements about 
> other pages to relate them to a concept. One could argue that 
> that is the 
> right way to do it, but I think that in this case a relation 
> to the page with 
> weblog posts about the concept helps define the concept 
> better, in the 
> absence of a more formal definition.
> Also, based on advice from danbri and dajobe, I separated the 
> ConceptScheme 
> from the containing document. That is a point that probably 
> should go into 
> the guide, that concepts and documents are distinct. One 
> drawback of this 
> approach is that there is now an extra level of indirection 
> between the 
> concepts and the person defining them (since dc:creator can't 
> be used to 
> reliably identify a person). This makes the harvesting and 
> connection-making 
> a bit harder.
> BTW, I'm looking forward to an update to skos-mapping - when 
> trying to 
> establish a few mappings between my categories and 
> danbri's/crschmidt's, I 
> think I could have used "exactMatch" where "related" seems to weak.
> Comments appreciated.
> [1] http://www.wasab.dk/morten/blog/archives/author/mortenf/skos.rdf
> [2] 
> http://xml.mfd-consult.dk/foaf/explorer/?foaf=http://www.wasab

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