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RE: Should we adopt SKOS?

From: Young,Jeff (OR) <jyoung@oclc.org>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2013 19:18:07 -0500
Message-ID: <52E301F960B30049ADEFBCCF1CCAEF59129A765D@OAEXCH4SERVER.oa.oclc.org>
To: "Ray Denenberg" <rden@loc.gov>, "Dan Brickley" <danbri@danbri.org>, "Jason Douglas" <jasondouglas@google.com>
Cc: "W3C Web Schemas Task Force" <public-vocabs@w3.org>, "Wallis,Richard" <Richard.Wallis@oclc.org>, "Jamie Taylor" <jamietaylor@google.com>, "Guha" <guha@google.com>, "Thad Guidry" <thadguidry@gmail.com>
“Authoritative” in what sense? 


In the BIBFRA.ME sense that all http://bibfra.me/vocab/Organizations are subclass of http://bibfra.me/vocab/Authority?


Note that LCNAF claims that the authoritativeLabel for my organization is “OCLC” despite the fact that our legal name is “OCLC Online Computer Library, Inc.”.






From: Ray Denenberg [mailto:rden@loc.gov] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 6:24 PM
To: Young,Jeff (OR); 'Dan Brickley'; 'Jason Douglas'
Cc: 'W3C Web Schemas Task Force'; Wallis,Richard; 'Jamie Taylor'; 'Guha'; 'Thad Guidry'
Subject: RE: Should we adopt SKOS?


Not that strange. 


MADS uses Authority because that's what it is, an Authority. It's narrower than a Concept. It is used to refer to things are "authoritative":  authoritative form for a personal name, authoritative form for a  place, etc. 




From: Young,Jeff (OR) [mailto:jyoung@oclc.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2013 5:20 PM
To: Dan Brickley; Jason Douglas
Cc: W3C Web Schemas Task Force; Wallis,Richard; Jamie Taylor; Guha; Thad Guidry
Subject: RE: Should we adopt SKOS?


In the MADS ontology, they used the term “Authority” in place of “Concept”. 




Strange but true.



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