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Re: Proposal for use of labels in Manchester Syntax ISSUE-146, ACTION-247

From: Alan Ruttenberg <alanruttenberg@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 15:57:57 -0800
Message-ID: <29af5e2d0902031557l26cda7afsdeffcd2b9c7bdb9b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: W3C OWL Working Group <public-owl-wg@w3.org>

2009/2/3 Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.manchester.ac.uk>:
> On 3 Feb 2009, at 20:15, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> [snip]
>> That there is a choice of labels is due to a request by Alan Rector.
>> The motivation for a choice of language should be clear.
> Choice? I don't get this.

The labels: keyword says which annotation property can be used for a
quoted label. One might suggest that only rdfs:label be used for
labels but Alan said he wants to be able to use other properties, for
example skos:prefLabel

Similarly, one might want to be able to choose that labels used in
rendering to manchester syntax are ones in a particular language.

> [snip]
>> Labels with highest precedence are associated with IRIs by being added
>> to LabelToIRI. The order of precedence is:
> [snip]
> My instinct right there is to say, "non starter".
> I have no idea why there's an order of precedence for this feature. It seems like a very, very bad idea.

Without a precedence ordering the mapping can be ambiguous. Even with
it, it can, but less often.

> Cheers,
> Bijan.
Received on Tuesday, 3 February 2009 23:58:34 UTC

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