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Re: [ontolog-forum] glossary of ontology terminology

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From: "Peter F Brown" <peter@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 17:22:59 +0200
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Pat Hayes wrote:    (01)

>May I first ask some meta-questions.    (02)

>1. Why do you think there are useful definitions 
>for terminology like "applied ontology"?    (03)

PB> - I don't    (04)

>Why would you expect to find anything more sensible 
>than "an ontology which has been applied to a 
>task"?    (05)

PB> - I don't    (06)

>This meaning can be extracted from the 
>phrase by an English speaker without even knowing 
>what an ontology is.    (07)

PB> - I agree    (08)

>2. What is the point of making such a glossary?    (09)

PB> - None, but that's never been a blocking issue or consideration
before on this forum    (010)

Regards,    (011)

Peter    (012)

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