Latest version of the RDF Dictionary (not at the sourceforge site, as the ftp resource for some reason does not function yet. You may however browse the CVS repository on the sourceforge site. Take "dictionary", not "rdfictionary". I have been trying to remove "rdfdictionary" and its empty subdirectories, without succes sofar; help!?))
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The starting document is "archetypes" in the file "vocabulary". The file "dtd" contains several DTD examples. These examples are linked to the archetypes by the documents in the file "interfaces". In the file "xlinkhubdocs" it is described what interfaces refer to each particular archetype, for instance which interfaces refer to the archetype "enforceable". The file "documents" contains several example application documents, marked up according to the example DTD`s. The file "stylesheets" contains stylesheets to support the output of example documents.
The mapping of a term like "judgement" appearing in a particular document to, for instance, the German jurisdiction occurs as follows:
The mapping capability is therefor provided by each DTD or Schema being added to the Dictionary, by defining an interface for that DTD/Schema. A dynamic process, instead of defining once and for all how a term maps from one jurisdiction and language to another. At this point most logic for automated translation can be handled by XSLT. The larger the corpus gets, the larger the need for other tools, like a database and a programming language, will be.
I see as the (simultaneous) steps to be taken on basis of the first draft of
the RDF Dictionary: