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[SKOS] Proposed resolution to close ISSUE-54

From: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 20:12:24 +0100
Message-ID: <47B1EF98.7090608@few.vu.nl>
To: SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

Dear all,

About the action

> ACTION: Antoine to propose a resoltuion for ISSUE 54 by next telecon

Initially, issue-54 ConceptSemantics [1] is formulated in a vague way:

> skos:Concept is currently declared as { skos:Concept rdf:type rdfs:Class . } ...
> is this ok? Is this enough? What about the OWL universe?

My preparation for Amsterdam F2F included two aspects [2]:
1. Giving semantics to skos:Concept
2. Bridging SKOS modelling with OWL modelling

With respect to the first point, section 3 of SKOS reference [3] gives 
enough material, for instance:
- skos:Concept is an instance of owl:Class.
- there can be resources that are both skos:Concept and owl:Class

The problem is that we still lack material for the second point. The 
above mentioned section 3 reads:
> For more information on recommended design patterns for working with 
> SKOS in combination with OWL, see appendix D 
> <http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference/#skos-owl-patterns>.
while appendix D [4] is not written yet.
However, appendix D refers to ISSUE-80 SKOS-OWL-Patterns [5], which has 
been raised by alistair.
It seems indeed that the point 2 of ISSUE-54 mentioned above can be 
treated in the context of ISSUE-80.

I therefore propose the WG to adopt the following resolution:

RESOLUTION: Section 3 of the SKOS reference is adopted as a partial 
solution to ISSUE-54. ISSUE-54 is CLOSEd. ISSUE-80 is now OPENed

Best,

Antoine

[1] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/54
[2] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/wiki/SkosDesign/ConceptSemantics
[3] http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference/#L1289
[4] http://www.w3.org/TR/skos-reference/#skos-owl-patterns
[5] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/80
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