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Re: [All] Agenda - 2009-07-07 SWD telecon

From: Sean Bechhofer <sean.bechhofer@manchester.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2009 15:49:37 +0100
Cc: Thomas Baker <tbaker@tbaker.de>, SWD Working Group <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F7556466-68A6-4067-B806-C461E9E6E83E@manchester.ac.uk>
To: Antoine Isaac <aisaac@few.vu.nl>

On 7 Jul 2009, at 14:15, Antoine Isaac wrote:

> Hello,
> Regrets from me for today's telecon.
> Input on some agenda points follows.
>> ============================================
>> 2. SKOS
>> -- Comments
>>   2009-07-06. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2009Jul/0001.html
>>   2009-06-29. Addison Phillips on I18N issue
>>   -- http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-swd-wg/2009Jun/0040.html
> Re. this issue, I can live with the option where we would recommend  
> to use pref and altLabels with literals that have no language tag.  
> Even though this is clearly less flexible (e.g. not being compatible  
> with the country code example).

As I understand the comment, the problem is specifically with example  
22 rather than the use of language tags with pref and altLabel, so I'm  
not quite sure I understand this, Antoine. Do you mean recommend for  
*this particular situation*, or in general?

> I also volunteer to start a discussion with the i18n people on  
> whether the use of private use tags is merely frowned upon, or if  
> they would still formally object if our examples were just made  
> compatible with the syntax for private use tags.

That would be great -- thanks Antoine.

> I indeed understand that syntactially wrong tags are to be avoided  
> in the rec. But if we make explicit that we're really not expecting  
> the use of private tags to be common, then maybe the i18n would be  
> happier on this specific point (which is different from the  
> syntactic validity, again).


Sean Bechhofer
School of Computer Science
University of Manchester
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