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RE: ISSUE-133: Last Call Comment: domain of skos:inScheme

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Thu, 6 Nov 2008 11:50:14 +0100
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0E06234@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Alistair Miles" <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: <public-swd-wg@w3.org>

I am happy with the proposed solution.


Alistair Miles wrote:

>> ISSUE-133: Last Call Comment: domain of skos:inScheme
>> http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/133
>> Raised by: Alistair Miles
>> On product: SKOS
>> Raised by Michael Schneider in [1]:
>> """
>> Maybe I missed it, but I don't see what the domain is for
>skos:inScheme. I would
>> expect skos:Concept, but it's neither explicitly stated, nor do I see
>how it can
>> be inferred. If it's inferred, or if the domain is intended to be
>> something should be said in the "Notes" section below.
>> """
>We propose to make an editorial change to the SKOS Reference, adding a
>note to the end of section 4 along the lines of:
>4.6.5. Domain of skos:inScheme
>Note that no domain is stated for the property skos:inScheme. I.e. the
>domain is effectively the class of all resources (rdfs:Resource). The
>decision not to state any domain has been made to provide some
>flexibility, enabling extensions to SKOS to define new classes of
>resource but still use skos:inScheme to link them to a
>skos:ConceptScheme. See also Example 84 below.
>Also note that example 84 in section A.2.4.2 illustrates the use of
>skos:inScheme with skosxl:Label.
>Does this satisfy your concerns?
>Kind regards,
>[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2008Sep/0044.html

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