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http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/vocabs/acl
Just reviewed, and commented thus : 
"Yet another vocabulary in W3C namespace without the slightest metadata. PLEASE W3C GIVE EXAMPLE OF GOOD PRACTICES !!!"

Please, please +Henry Story 
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I think Tim made that one up
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This excellent paper by David Booth is fortunately still online at http://dbooth.org/2010/ambiguity/paper.html
Resource Identity and Semantic Extensions: Making Sense of Ambiguity Paper presented by David Booth at Semantic Technology Conference in San Francisco, 25 June 2010. Just do read it and try to make sense of it. The best anal...
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A good shared code is worth a thousand broken URIs. +Martin Hepp 
From : Bernard Vatant Date : Thu, 7 May 2015 10:36:59 +0200. Message-ID : To : W3C Web Schemas Task Force . Dear all This issue has been surfacing again and again lately, ...
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Found this post from +Gideon Rosenblatt thanks to +Teodora Petkova in her "Thing-finding" collection https://plus.google.com/collection/8rtVX.
This can be read as a positive-active (read : occidental) view on the unsteadiness of tao, the 非常道. In that spirit, "embrace" or "flow with" the change is a better translation than "seek", which seems to imply a distant goal. The change is not to be searched for, it's the nature of things.
The fact that there is actually nothing to search is expressed by
無爲 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wu_wei
Don't seek change, it's there. And its name is everchanging ...
http://bvatant.blogspot.fr/2015/02/blog-post.html
 
Seek Change

As far as I know, these two characters, zhǎo and yì, don't really go together, in the sense of making a commonly used phrase. And yet, their meaning will be understood by anyone who reads Chinese:
Seek...Change

These words came to me in the middle of the night the other night. I feel compelled to share them here; not because I necessarily want you all to change or anything, but because, I think there is a nice message here.

My read on this message is not "seek change" as in "seek variety or the stimulation of the new" - but in the sense of "embrace change."

Change is the one constant in this world. Try to ignore it, or worse, resist it, and it'll whoop you upside the head. 

Change requires a certain amount of faith, I suppose. I'm not talking about "faith" in gilded lettering, but faith that what actually happens to you is going to be far, far better than any particular plan you might have originally developed on your own. Embrace that idea and perhaps you can zhǎo your yì with a little more peace. 

Seek:
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E6%89%BE
Change:
http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E6%98%93

Bonus points: the yì here is the same one as in "Yìjīng" (易經), or the "Book of Changes."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Ching

(This June, while in Xian, I happened to stumble upon a wonderful stone stele inscribed with the Yìjīng. Here's a shot of it - not mine):
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yijing_stele_Beilin.jpg

#change  
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Great one, +Bernard Vatant​.
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Semanticscience Integrated Ontology (SIO) 
http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/vocabs/sio
is a very expressive vocabulary for the description of objects and process in science at large, and life science in particular.

I just reviewed the LOV record but we are missing some versions in the version history, due to a frequent (not very good) practice : vocabulary metadata include a version number, but no modification date, and the previous versions are not linked from the current one, and have no individual URIs. 

Pinging +Michel Dumontier Can this be improved in future versions, and do you have a version history somewhere internally with file dates so that we can complete/fix the version history in LOV? Thanks!
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So, I used Git to tag the repo, and prepare a release [1]. The only problem is that it seems to package the entire repo, which is much more than just the ontology. Not clear to me how to create a release with only selected files.... I did upload the specific files into the release, however. guidance needed!

[1] https://github.com/micheldumontier/semanticscience/releases/tag/sio-v1.17.0
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We have lately added to LOV several contributions created and suggested to LOV by Prof. Mark S. Fox, from the University of Toronto, and more are expected. 
See http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/agents/Mark%20S.%20Fox for the list of those vocabularies, globally targeting the description of "smart cities" open data.
Browsing http://eil.utoronto.ca/profiles/foxpro.html you will discover that +Mark Fox  has been playing (seriously) with ontologies since the late 70's, hence his contribution to LOV is much appreciated.
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+Bernard Vatant --  Yes. Right now, application/owl+xml throws-off many existing RDF savvy consumers. 
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Reviewing the Linked Data Platform vocabulary today. http://lov.okfn.org/dataset/lov/vocabs/ldp
Still a shame to see a vocabulary part of a W3C Recommendation http://www.w3.org/TR/ldp/ published without proper metadata in the RDF file http://www.w3.org/ns/ldp.rdf.
No date, no version number, no mention of creator/contributor/publisher.  
Please do something for the next version +Eric Prud'hommeaux 
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I ping also +Phil Archer  if he can help with this "small" issue ;)
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What you write is (should be) a translation of what you are. 
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This post was about weaving meanings over long periods of time. In the same spirit as the last post "Weaving beyond the Web".
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Unearthing old posts dealing with naming to add them to this collection. "Every name carries along with it enough history and legacy to be honoured" is the core message. 
This is certainly too serious a subject for a Friday night in the middle of August, but that's a good time for old ideas to be written down. And indeed this has been on my mind for so long, at least since I realized that comm...
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Testing the new G+ collection feature by gathering recent posts about texting, naming and weaving.
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Sorry I didn't get the idea of collection, what is it about? As the name found interesting
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Follow-up of a private conversation with +Peter Krauss (for some reason G+ does not want to suggest here https://plus.google.com/+PeterPaduaKrauss/)

Is Wikidata vocabulary, that is the set of properties such as https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Property:P569, available as a standalone potentially LOV-able file?
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Wikidata does have classes. Unfortunately, unlike properties that result from discussion and an editorial process, any fool can make "instance of" and "subclass of" claims.

In addition to your number (200k), eg see https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:Project_chat/Archive/2015/01#Class_Instance_Analysis: 11k classes with 1-4 instances, 6k with >=5 instances. It's a mess.

Standardizing domains & ranges would be extremely premature for Wikidata. I've been suggesting to use schema:domainIncludes and schema:rangeIncludes.

The count of 4k props probably doesn't reflect that each prop can be represented by several RDF properties, because of complexities of RDF representation of claims: http://korrekt.org/papers/Wikidata-RDF-export-2014.pdf. IMHO DBpedia's RDF export of Wikidata is better.
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