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Re: Inconsistent capitalization of "multiwordexpression" between the specification and the ontology

From: John McCrae <john.mccrae@insight-centre.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:53:30 +0100
Message-ID: <CAHLDFnpLbjb7KbUsUYiqGReMk4Nr5quYwissVDx-gf=EM4GW2w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Armando Stellato <stellato@uniroma2.it>
Cc: public-ontolex <public-ontolex@w3.org>
Hi Armando,

I would tend to agree, however in this case the correct English spelling is
unclear, so that Oxford <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/multi-word>only
accepts 'multi-word', while Wiktionary
<https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/multi-word>accepts both 'multi-word' and
'multiword' (which Google adds a red squiggly line to on my computer). As
such, I think we could go for either spelling and I would like to avoid
deprecating terms.

Regards,
John

On 17 July 2018 at 16:16, Armando Stellato <stellato@uniroma2.it> wrote:

> Dear John,
>
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> that’s the same practical consideration I had. On the other side it is a
> pity to have a term mistyped (let’s say, overCamelCased :D ) just because
> it has been overlooked in the ontology.
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> I would propose this (if you and others agree and if it is possible do to
> this change in a reasonable time)
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> ·        Replace-all MultiWordExpression with MultiwordExpression (that
> is the definition and mentions)
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> ·        Add a @deprecated MultiWordExpression class which is
> owl:equivalentClassOf MultiwordExpression so all old data importing the new
> version of the ontology(ies) will remain consistent, but any new client
> will know that they should use the proper name
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> Cheers,
>
>
> Armando
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> *From:* John McCrae <john.mccrae@insight-centre.org>
> *Sent:* Monday, July 16, 2018 4:13 PM
> *To:* public-ontolex <public-ontolex@w3.org>
> *Subject:* Re: Inconsistent capitalization of "multiwordexpression"
> between the specification and the ontology
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> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: *John McCrae* <john.mccrae@insight-centre.org>
> Date: Mon 16 Jul 2018, 16:08
> Subject: Re: Inconsistent capitalization of "multiwordexpression" between
> the specification and the ontology
> To: Manuel Fiorelli <manuel.fiorelli@gmail.com>
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> Hi Manuel,
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> Thanks for this. It probably should be MultiwordExpression like in the
> specification, but I think it is easier to change the specification than
> the ontology. So I would propose we keep the ontology and use
> MultiWordExpression.
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> Any other opinions?
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> Regards,
>
> John
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> On Mon 16 Jul 2018, 15:59 Manuel Fiorelli, <manuel.fiorelli@gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> Dear all
>
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> I've just spotted an inconsistency between the specification (
> https://www.w3.org/2016/05/ontolex/#lexical-entries
> <https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2F2016%2F05%2Fontolex%2F%23lexical-entries&data=02%7C01%7C%7C49377246f13245ab4b3608d5eb29bce5%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C636673486843419425&sdata=nyGAnhwqw0a3O7e%2FX%2B%2BYp6znn037oySdfgxKlY6DxyE%3D&reserved=0>)
> and the ontology (https://www.w3.org/ns/lemon/ontolex.rdf
> <https://eur03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.w3.org%2Fns%2Flemon%2Fontolex.rdf&data=02%7C01%7C%7C49377246f13245ab4b3608d5eb29bce5%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C636673486843419425&sdata=BvkiyfLSPum0OyQtT%2BzuFCc%2BAPfgHV3CKW6erafl89E%3D&reserved=0>
> ):
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>    - the specification contains *ontolex:MultiwordExpression* (the word
>    "word" is lower case)
>    - the ontology contains *ontolex:MultiWordExpression* (the word "Word"
>    is upper case)
>
> I don't know whether the specification or the ontology should prevail in
> such cases, but for sure if I follow the specification my "multi word
> expressions" will be missclassified by an ontology reasoner.
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> Without delving into the general case, in this specific situation which
> alternative is the right one?
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> --
>
> Manuel Fiorelli
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>
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