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Re: Issues with backwards compatibility

From: Francis Bond <bond@ieee.org>
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2014 17:35:46 +0800
Message-ID: <CA+arSXjd4gSYqD-KzxNVAn5mYWTSO0zOqA2-ZJeL71zrRqTGrA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Paul Buitelaar <paul.buitelaar@deri.org>
Cc: "public-ontolex@w3.org" <public-ontolex@w3.org>, Gabi Vulcu <Gabriela.Vulcu@deri.org>

> not sure on affixes

There are some productive affixes that are synonymous with open class
words.  For example, the -re in reread (or re-read) "read again" or
the co- in co-develop "develop with".   There is the beginnings of a
consensus that we should include these in wordnet, so it would be good
to have them in lemon,   For non-English, Japanese -者 '-er' (as in 労働者
labor-er) is another often discussed example (and is in the Japanese
Wordnet already).

It's conventional to have a '-' showing if it is an affix or a suffix,
it may be better to have that as an attribute on the lexeme (which
would make it easier to
cover languages with circumfixes and infixes).

>> Hi all,
>> Due to the large number of resources using the previous Monnet /lemon
>> /vocabulary it seems natural that we should support users who wish to
>> transition to the W3C OntoLex /lemon /vocabulary. As such I was looking
>> into the conversion.
>> https://www.w3.org/community/ontolex/wiki/Monnet_OntoLex_Compatibility
>> There are some areas where the previous model has significant
>> differences that we should consider whether to adopt. (Of course I do
>> not assume that everything in Monnet Lemon should be transferred across
>> but we should attempt to be able to represent relevant use cases already
>> addressed by Monnet Lemon).
>>  From my analysis, there are two main issues that we should still address
>>   * Monnet /lemon/ has more sophisticated description of senses, in
>>     particular, mechanisms such as contexts
>>     <http://lemon-model.net/lemon-cookbook/node11.html>, conditions
>>     <http://lemon-model.net/lemon-cookbook/node30.html>, definitions,
>>     examples and incompatibility
>>     <http://lemon-model.net/lemon-cookbook/node14.html>
>>   * Monnet /lemon/ allows us to say if a lexical entry is a multi-word
>>     expression, affix or word.
>> Any comments on whether we should allow this modelling
>> Regards,
>> John

Francis Bond <http://www3.ntu.edu.sg/home/fcbond/>
Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies
Nanyang Technological University
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