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RE: [SKOS] ISSUE-32 ConceptSchemeLabellingInteractions

From: Daniel Rubin <rubin@med.stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 05:05:48 -0800
Message-ID: <20080208050548.rjmdkcx1c44s04s4@webmail.stanford.edu>
To: "Sini, Margherita (KCEW)" <Margherita.Sini@fao.org>
Cc: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>, SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

The appropriate relation between those terms would be  
"EnglishEquivalent" or some such, not "preferredLabel".
Daniel

Quoting "Sini, Margherita (KCEW)" <Margherita.Sini@fao.org>:

>
> I can give an example in French:
>
> politique (FR)  = politics (EN)
>       and
> politique (FR)  = policies (EN)
>
> But I also know that we have maybe to change one of the two French terms...
>
> And
>
> Colourants (ES)  = Colourants (EN)    ---- BT Chemical substances
>       and
> Colourants (ES)  = Dyes (EN)    ---- BT  Colourants
>
> (but maybe in the second case the spanish should be Tintes?)
>
> Regards
> Margherita
>
>
> 	-----Original Message-----
> 	From: public-swd-wg-request@w3.org on behalf of Daniel Rubin
> 	Sent: Fri 08/02/2008 13:38
> 	To: Antoine Isaac; SWD WG
> 	Cc:
> 	Subject: Re: [SKOS] ISSUE-32 ConceptSchemeLabellingInteractions
>
>
>
>
> 	At 12:44 AM 2/8/2008, Antoine Isaac wrote:
>
> 	>Dear all,
> 	>
> 	>Alistair had some concern about the wording of the attached
> 	>proposal, which we accepted in last week's.
> 	>>
> 	>>Dear all,
> 	>>
> 	>>Regarding ISSUE-32 ConceptSchemeLabellingInteractions [1], I
> 	>>propose that we accept the following recommendation from the SKOS
> 	>>Primer [2, section 2.1.1]
> 	>>
> 	>>>Following common practice in KOS design, the preferred label of a
> 	>>>concept may be also used to unambiguously represent this concept
> 	>>>within one KOS and its applications. Although SKOS semantics do
> 	>>>not formally enforce it, it is therefore recommended that no two
> 	>>>concepts in the same KOS be given the same preferred lexical label
> 	>>>in any given language.
> 	>
> 	>To alleviate these concerns, the Primer should now read
> 	>[[
> 	>Following common practice in KOS design, the preferred label of a
> 	>concept may be also used to unambiguously represent this concept
> 	>within one KOS and its applications. It is therefore recommended
> 	>that no two concepts in the same KOS be given the same preferred
> 	>lexical label in any given language. But SKOS semantics do not
> 	>formally enforce this, since some commonly used classification
> 	>schemes, for instance, may break this rule.
>
> 	Can you give example of a classification scheme that breaks this
> 	rule? It doesn't make much sense for the preferred label of a concept
> 	NOT to unambiguously represent the concept within ONE KOS.
>
> 	>]]
> 	>
> 	>Alistair, are you ok with this?
> 	>
> 	>Cheers,
> 	>
> 	>Antoine
> 	>>
> 	>>
> 	>>[1] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/32
> 	>>[2] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/SKOS/DraftPrimer , January
> 	>>24 editor's draft.
> 	>>
> 	>>
> 	>>
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