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ISSUE-171: Last Call Comment: Range of skos:member

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 09:49:08 +0000
To: Jeremy Carroll <jeremy@topquadrant.com>
Cc: public-swd-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20081106094908.GT12933@skiathos>

Dear Jeremy,

In response to your comment below:

On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 01:57:25PM +0000, SWD Issue Tracker wrote:
> ISSUE-171: Last Call Comment: Range of skos:member
> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/171
> Raised by: Sean Bechhofer
> On product: SKOS
> Raised by Jeremy Carroll in [1]:
> 11) range of skos:member (editorial?)
> I take it as deliberate that no range was specified, although the examples are
> consistent with a range being the union of skos:Concept with skos:Collection.
> A discussion of the (lack of) range probably should be added to the notes section.

A similar comment was also raised regarding the range of skos:member
(see ISSUE-151). To clarify the intended usage of the SKOS collections
framework, we propose to state that the range of skos:member is the
union of skos:Concept and skos:Collection.

Would this be acceptable?

Kind regards,


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Oct/0077.html

Alistair Miles
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