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Re: SKOS Implementation : LCSH

From: Ed Summers <ehs@pobox.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 23:54:01 -0400
Message-ID: <f032cc060904302054i3f5cfe81p605c0e45f0ddba26@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org>
Cc: SWD WG <public-swd-wg@w3.org>
Yes, I argued for removing the RDFa to avoid having to answer this
question ... and also the problem of keeping the html in sync with the
rdf/xml, n-triples and turtle views.

//Ed

On Thu, Apr 30, 2009 at 11:29 PM, Dan Brickley <danbri@danbri.org> wrote:
> On 30/4/09 23:18, Ed Summers wrote:
>>
>> (hopefully it's not too late to sneak this in ... the service just
>> went live today)
>
> Really great to see this back online!
>
> A question about URIs, RDFa, conneg, http-range-14 etc:
>
> (sorry!)
>
> """          <div id="conceptDetailTab"
> about="http://id.loc.gov/authorities/sh98002696#concept"
> typeof="skos:Concept">
>                <h1 property="skos:prefLabel" xml:lang="en">Bristol Bridge
> Massacre, Bristol, England, 1793</h1>
>
>                <span rel="skos:inScheme"
> resource="http://id.loc.gov/authorities#conceptScheme"/>
>                <div id="concept">
>                    <br/>
>
>                    <b>URI:</b>
>
> &lt;http://id.loc.gov/authorities/sh98002696#concept&gt;
>                    <br /><br />
> """
>
> If http://id.loc.gov/authorities/sh98002696#concept is the URI of the skos
> Concept, aren't we supposed to avoid using it in the HTML markup when an
> XHTML/RDFa representation is made available? ie I remember from a previous
> thread that (against many intuitions) id="concept" should be avoided.
> Otherwise we get into that boring thread about whether it is a URI for a
> piece of HTML or for the thing the HTML describes / represents...
>
> Sorry to nitpic, but I guess this is why W3C does implementation surveys...
>
> Dan
>
>
>
>
>> * Vocabulary Title
>>
>>   Library of Congress Subject Headings
>>
>> * Name of Organization Responsible for Implementation
>>
>>   The Library of Congress, USA
>>
>> * SKOS Constructs used
>>
>>   skos:Concept
>>   skos:ConceptScheme
>>   skos:prefLabel
>>   skos:altLabel
>>   skos:example
>>   skos:editorialNote
>>   skos:scopeNote
>>   skos:changeNote
>>   skos:historyNote
>>   skos:definition
>>   skos:broader
>>   skos:narrower
>>   skos:related
>>   skos:closeMatch
>>   skos:inScheme
>>
>> * URLs
>>
>>   http://id.loc.gov/authorities
>>   http://id.loc.gov/authorities/download/xml
>>   http://id.loc.gov/authorities/download/ntriples
>>
>> * Other Details:
>>
>>    LCSH has been actively maintained since 1898 to catalog materials
>>    held at the Library of Congress. By virtue of cooperative cataloging
>>    other libraries around the United States also use LCSH to provide
>>    subject access to their collections. In addition LCSH is used
>>    internationally, often in translation.
>>
>>    2,600,937 triples
>>    309,408 concepts
>>    72,376 skos:closeMatch links to RAMEAU SKOS Vocabulary
>>    13 concept schemes
>>
>> * Contacts
>>    Clay Redding<cred@loc.gov>
>>    Ed Summers<edsu@loc.gov>
>>
>>
>
>
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