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Re: Request for feedback on SKOS Last Call Working Draft

From: Alistair Miles <alistair.miles@zoo.ox.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2009 10:32:55 +0000
To: Felix Sasaki <fsasaki@w3.org>
Cc: "Ralph R. Swick" <swick@w3.org>, public-i18n-core@w3.org, chairs@w3.org, ishida@w3.org, public-swd-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20090129103253.GA8385@skiathos>

Dear Felix,

Thank you for your comment below. This has been recorded in our issue
tracker as [ISSUE-188].

The working group proposes to change the SKOS Reference as per your
suggestion. An updated editors' draft is available at:


We look forward to any further comments or suggestions you or other
members of the I18n Activity may have.

Kind regards,


[ISSUE-188] http://www.w3.org/2006/07/SWD/track/issues/188

On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 05:18:40PM +0900, Felix Sasaki wrote:
> I looked at this briefly and have a personal, editorial comment.
> You write for example in sec. 5
> "The following graph is consistent, and illustrates the provision of  
> lexical labels in four different languages (Japanese Kanji, Japanese  
> Hiragana, Japanese Katakana and Japanese Rōmaji)."
> I would rather say
> "The following graph is consistent, and illustrates the provision of  
> lexical labels in four different variations (Japanese written with  
> Kanji, the Hiragana script, the Katakana script or with latin characters  
> (Rōmaji))."
> Since all examples are Japanese and differ only with regards to the  
> script in use.
> I think this concerns sec. 5.1 ("Japanese Hiragana"), 5.4, and 5.5.
> Regards, Felix
> Ralph R. Swick さんは書きました:
>> Dear I18N Core Working Group (and other interested Chairs),
>> The Semantic Web Deployment Working Group requests any feedback
>> you may have on the Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS)
>> Vocabulary Reference specification [1].
>>   [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/
>> This document was published as a W3C Last Call Working Draft
>> on 29 August 2008 [2]. The SemWeb Deployment Working Group
>> requested CR transition on 7 January 2009 [3].
>>   [2] http://www.w3.org/News/2008#item148
>>   [3] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/chairs/2009JanMar/0000.html
>> It appears that due to an oversight there was not an explicit notice
>> to chairs@w3.org of the Last Call publication.  Therefore we cannot
>> be assured that you had the necessary notice should you have
>> planned to do an I18N review of this document.
>> The most likely subject matter for I18N consideration is the
>> SKOS lexical labelling properties [4].
>>   [4] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-skos-reference-20080829/#L2831
>> On behalf of the Semantic Web Deployment Working Group,
>> I request that you to consider whether you wish to offer any
>> comments on the SKOS Reference Last Call Working Draft
>> and to let us know an approximate schedule should you wish
>> to send comments.
>> Thank you,
>> Ralph Swick
>> SemWeb Deployment WG Team Contact

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