RE: initiatives for glossary
You might be interested in the lexical database Wordnet , and in particular the RDF (XML) representation  which includes the data files: Nouns (10MB) Glossary (15MB) SimilarTo-Definitions (2MB) Hyponym Definitions (8MB) The Schema (Ontology) (4KB) defining the terms used to represent the RDF version of Wordnet is available at . This is directly usable with DAML/OIL and could be used with Topic Maps using one of the various mappings, e.g. . Cheers, Danny.  http://www.cogsci.princeton.edu/~wn/  http://www.semanticweb.org/library/  http://www.semanticweb.org/library/wordnet/wordnet-20000620.rdfs  http://www.semanticweb.org/library/wordnet/wordnet-20000620.rdfs  http://www.w3.org/2002/06/09-RDF-topic-maps/ ----------- Danny Ayers Semantic Web Log : http://www.citnames.com/blog "The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne." - Chaucer >-----Original Message----- >From: Peter Bergström [mailto:peter.bergstrom@e...] >Sent: 29 November 2002 09:08 >To: Xml-Dev >Subject: initiatives for glossary > > >This is a question regarding existing initiatives for representing a >glossary in XML. We are looking at representing terms like term, term type, >scope, primary and secondary owner, acronym, synonym, short and long >definitions, usage, limitations or restrictions, status, date of approval, >etc., and I would like to know if other people have done something. I'm >aware of DAML/OIL and Topic Maps, but I'm looking for something >more focused >at the core business of the glossary. > >Is there anybody out there who could point me to something like this? > >Peter >-- >Peter Bergstrom >Eurostep AB >Vasagatan 38 >SE-111 20 Stockholm >Sweden > >mobile phone: +46 708 111 966 >mobile fax: +46 708 111 965 >home office fax: +46 470 711 930 > >http://www.eurostep.com/ >Open solutions for open organisations and people > > >----------------------------------------------------------------- >The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an >initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org> > >The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > >To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription >manager: <http://lists.xml.org/ob/adm.pl> >
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