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Re: Organizations changing status

From: William Waites <william.waites@okfn.org>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 11:17:52 +0100
Message-ID: <4C0E18D0.6090403@okfn.org>
To: "Emmanouil Batsis (Manos)" <manos@abiss.gr>
CC: Dave Reynolds <dave.e.reynolds@googlemail.com>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, public-egov-ig@w3.org
On 10-06-07 23:03, Emmanouil Batsis (Manos) wrote:

> b) what happens when organizations change legal status?

I'm not certain but I don't think this ever really
happens. In practice the old organisation ceases to
exist and a new one comes into being possibly with
a period of overlap. They may share the same name
and informally be referred to as the same but
technically they are different organisations.

I think this suggests two predicates that are not
present in the ontology -- org:successor and


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