From: David Haskiya <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:48:33 +0000
> So, to summarise, we're not intending to find the Holy Grail of fine-grained, multi-domain, multi-lingual vocabularies. We're making a
> pragmatic decision on how we can take a first step to improve multi-lingual discoverability and thus the reusability of datasets and
> collections in Europeana.
I deeply regret that Europeana does not have such a "Holy Grail" ambition !
A world cultural power as Europe (the biggest ?) is not able to build such a thing ? Getty, UDC Consortium, LC can, and we cannot...
True, Europe is a small continent :-(
And EU is a poor organisation :-(
And with so many thesauri around, such a thing would be mostly a translation job in the 23 languages. With a suitable online tool would that
be such a big deal ?
As I said some years ago: if each partner enters 10 terms per week, let's see...