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Subject: Re: DOCBOOK: Re: Markup of Thesaurus [maybe off-topic]

On Thu, 27 Dec 2001, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:

> / Trevor Jenkins <trevor.jenkins@suneidesis.com> was heard to say:
> | This posting maybe off topic for this list, if so forgive me and try to
> | point me to the right place. But after looking through DB:TDG I can't find
> | anything in DocBook that I can use to markup thesaurus files. That is
> | thesaurus lists as used by information scientists (as per BS 5723:1987 aka
> | ANSI/NIST Z39.19-1993 aka ISO 2788-1986) rather than simple synonym lists
> | like Roget's Thesaurus.
> None of those standards rings a bell. Can you point us to some
> examples of this sort of thesaurus?

An example from the British Museum can be found at:


and includes some comments upon the organisation of such a thesaurus.
Example entries can be viewed at


which shows immediately the type of material to be processed.

Regards, Trevor

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