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Re: [ontolog-forum] [Fwd: [ubl-lcsc] Models for generating CCT and Data

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From: "Monica J. Martin" <Monica.Martin@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2004 07:55:32 -0700
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>> Cassidy: For Tim --
>>    I found the UML and XLS that you provided very helpful in 
>> understanding
>> the core components.  There are still ambiguities, but there is enough
>> information that I am working on formalizing them into an ontology
>> consistent with SUMO/MILO -- though it requires a number of additions
>> to the SUMO beyond the bare core component types themselves.
>>    One thing that appears missing from the UML (and the xls) is
>> any notion of subclasses or subtypes.  There are a few core
>> components that appear to me to be subtypes of others --
>> a CodeList Scheme, for example, would seem to be a subtype of
>> Identifier Scheme, and Code is a subclass of Identifier.
> mm1: No, Pat they are not. There have been long debates about 
> differences between code and identifier. Regardless if the differences 
> are well-understood or not, they are different. Don't ask me to 
> explain it because I am not the expert.    (01)

mm2: I am trying to get a copy of the white paper draft that Mike Adcock 
did explaining the differences. I thought I had retained it but am 
unable to locate. Mike is now deceased.  I will send when I acquire. Thanks.    (02)

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