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Re: Comments on SKOS namespace change question

From: Guus Schreiber <schreiber@cs.vu.nl>
Date: Wed, 01 Oct 2008 00:38:39 +0200
Message-ID: <48E2AA6F.6080402@cs.vu.nl>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
CC: public-swd-wg@w3.org, Ralph Swick <swick@w3.org>

Thanks a lot for your comment. This is an issue where we really needed a 
some more input, so this is very helpful.


Tim Berners-Lee wrote:
> Reading http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/ ,
> I sympathize very much with the people who want to keep the namespace 
> the same.
>  We're trying to get critical mass and cutting some of the data off and 
> letting it float away by itself it is costly. I don't generate skos 
> myself, but I have come across it.
> Some people think it's important. I strongly suggest giving new names 
> (within the same namespace)  to the five things which have changed, 
> especially if they're rather obscure.
> You have of course to evaluate the damage if you were to just make an 
> erratum to skos 2005.
> Did you in 2005 make a say about the change rules for skos 2005
> I suggest to use new names and not change the namespace.
> Tim

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