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57  <span class='url'>@BASEURI@.xhtml</span></dd>  <span class='url'>@BASEURI@.xhtml</span></dd>
58    
59  <dt>Latest version</dt>  <dt>Latest version</dt>
60  <dd><span class='url'>@DISTURI@</span></dd>  <dd><span class='url'>@DISTURI@</span><br/>
61    and <a href='@DISTURI@/issues' >issues list</a></dd>
62    
63  <dt>Editors</dt>  <dt>Editors</dt>
64  <dd>Alasdair J G Gray,  <dd>Alasdair J G Gray,
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133  <hr/>  <hr/>
134    
135  <div class="section" id="introduction">  <div class="section" id="introduction">
136  <p class="title">Introduction</p>  <p class="title">Introduction (informative)</p>
137    
138  <div class="section">  <div class="section">
139  <p class="title">Vocabularies in astronomy</p>  <p class="title">Vocabularies in astronomy</p>
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217    
218  <li>The Astronomical Outreach Imagery (AOI) working group has created  <li>The Astronomical Outreach Imagery (AOI) working group has created
219  a simple taxonomy for helping to classify images used for educational  a simple taxonomy for helping to classify images used for educational
220  or public relations <span class="cite">std:aoim</span>.  See section  or public relations <span class="cite">std:aoim</span>.  See
221  <span class='xref'>vocab-aoim</span>.</li>  <span class='xref'>vocab-aoim</span>.</li>
222    
223  <!--  <!--
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889  those concepts that do not have any <q>broader</q> relationships  those concepts that do not have any <q>broader</q> relationships
890  (i.e. not at a sub-ordinate position in the hierarchy).</li>  (i.e. not at a sub-ordinate position in the hierarchy).</li>
891    
892    <li>The SKOS standard describes some good practices for vocabulary
893    maintenance, such as using <code>&lt;skos:changeNote&gt;</code> and
894    the like.  Publishers <span class='rfc2119'>should</span> respect such
895    good maintenance practices are are available.</li>
896    
897  <li>Publishers <span class='rfc2119'>should</span> publish  <li>Publishers <span class='rfc2119'>should</span> publish
898  <q>mappings</q> between their vocabularies and other commonly used  <q>mappings</q> between their vocabularies and other commonly used
899  vocabularies. These <span class='rfc2119'>should</span> be external to  vocabularies. These <span class='rfc2119'>should</span> be external to
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934  and power, and to provide an immediate vocabulary basis for VO  and power, and to provide an immediate vocabulary basis for VO
935  applications.</p>  applications.</p>
936    
937  <p>See also issue  <p>The vocabularies described below are included, as SKOS files, in
938  <a href='@DISTURI@/issues#vocabset-5' >[vocabset-5]</a>.  The  the distributed version of this standard.  These vocabularies have
939  identification of sections as normative or informative depends on the  stable URLs <span class='todo' >Format TBD, see
940  outcome of this issue.</p>  <a href='@DISTURI@/issues#versioning-3' >[versioning-3]</a></span>, and
941    may be cited and used indefinitely.  These vocabularies will not,
942    however, be developed as part of the maintenance of this standard.
943    Interested groups, within and outwith the IVOA, are encouraged to take
944    these as a starting point and absorb them within an existing
945    process.</p>
946    
947    <p>The exception to this is the IVOA-T (see <span class='xref'
948    >vocab-ivoat</span>), which will be developed as part of a process
949    which has already begun.  <span class='todo' >Clarify wording here;
950    include reference to forthcoming IVOA-T document; ??include snapshot
951    of vocabulary in the distribution??</span>.</p>
952    
953  <p>We provide a set of SKOS files representing the vocabularies which  <p>We provide a set of SKOS files representing the vocabularies which
954  have been developed, and mappings between them.  These can be  have been developed, and mappings between them.  These can be
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962  <p><span class='todo' >[To be expanded:] there are no mappings at the  <p><span class='todo' >[To be expanded:] there are no mappings at the
963  moment.  Also, the vocabularies are all in a single language, though  moment.  Also, the vocabularies are all in a single language, though
964  translations of the IAU93 thesaurus are available.  See also  translations of the IAU93 thesaurus are available.  See also
965  <a href='http://code.google.com/p/volute/issues/detail?id=8' >issue 8</a></span></p>  issue <a href='@DISTURI@/issues#mappings-6'>[mappings-6]</a>.</span></p>
966    
967  <div class='section' id='vocab-constellation'>  <div class='section' id='vocab-constellation'>
968  <p class='title'>A Constellation Name Vocabulary</p>  <p class='title'>A Constellation Name Vocabulary</p>
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1200  All four types of mappings were required.  All four types of mappings were required.
1201  Since all the mapping relationships have inverse relationships  Since all the mapping relationships have inverse relationships
1202  defined, the mapping document can also be used to infer the set of  defined, the mapping document can also be used to infer the set of
1203  mappings from the AOIM vocabulary to the A&amp;A keywords.  mappings from the AOIM vocabulary to the A&amp;A keywords.</p>
 </p>  
1204    
1205  <p>  <p>To provide provenence information about the set of mappings in a
1206  To provide provenence information about the set of mappings in a  document, Dublin Core metadata is included in the mapping
1207  document, dublin core metadata is included in the mapping document.  document.</p>
1208  </p>  
1209    <p><span class='todo'>To come</span></p>
1210    
1211  </div>  </div>
1212    

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