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Re: [SKOS] "Lexicalization" or "term"?

From: Thomas Baker <baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2007 15:59:14 +0200
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Cc: Daniel Rubin <rubin@med.stanford.edu>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20070608135914.GA2508@Octavius>

On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 01:47:12PM +0200, Antoine Isaac wrote:
> >One problem is that "lexicalization" is not defined in
> >the average desk dictionary. 
> How about http://www.m-w.com/dictionary/lexicalization ? Is it too 
> unclear, or too process-oriented?

It does seem too process-oriented (_and_ unclear, at least for the
intended use).

Tom

> > If I were to guess at it's
> >meaning, out of this context, I'd have said "the process of
> >lexicalizing", and I see that some linguists use lexicalization
> >to refer to the process of making a word for a concept,
> >but these meanings are misleading for what we want to say here.

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Tom Baker - tbaker@tbaker.de - baker@sub.uni-goettingen.de
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