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Re: SKOS queries

From: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2007 15:16:33 +0100
Message-Id: <538E6482-2430-4DAA-AFF9-91865C0E7F0E@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 28 Sep 2007, at 14:38, Daniel Rubin wrote:

> Sean--by "consistent" I mean that the semantics of the relation  
> should be the same regardless of the context.  If the context  
> affects the semantics of the relation, then that needs to be  
> incorporated explicitly, such as by creating a hierarchy of  
> relations. What troubles me is allowing different people to  
> interpret a relation such as "narrower than" or "broader than"  
> differently in different contexts--this will kill interoperability.
> Daniel

Fine. No arguments from me on that front.



Sean Bechhofer
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
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