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Re: SKOS queries

From: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 14:10:06 +0100
Message-Id: <DAF652EE-83D0-4E30-B615-0579FCDD76DF@manchester.ac.uk>
Cc: Quentin Reul <qreul@csd.abdn.ac.uk>, Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
To: Daniel Rubin <rubin@med.stanford.edu>

On 27 Sep 2007, at 19:28, Daniel Rubin wrote:

> I strongly believe that the semantics of all relations in SKOS are  
> musb be *consistent*--if this isn't the case, then users who want  
> to use SKOS terminologies/ontologies for reasoning will not be able  
> to do so. This is similar to the importance of every class in SKOS  
> having a single definition. If the semantics of relations and  
> meanings of classes are context-dependent, then those context  
> dependencies need to be incorporated in SKOS.


I'm afraid I'm not sure I understand what you mean by consistent here.


Sean Bechhofer
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
Received on Friday, 28 September 2007 13:10:03 UTC

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