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Re: [ontolog-forum] Fw: Thing and Class

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From: Dan Corwin <dan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2008 14:45:57 -0400
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No magic here, just typical abstract and concrete objects.    (01)

Sean Barker wrote:    (02)

> 2) The product of a design office is designs, instances of the general
> mathom "design". In the DO, any class/type structure applied to a set of 
> designs is a generalization of the set of design instances - designs are
 > not classes for anything.    (03)

A "design" is surely an object in the world of information.
It describes something, which you portray below as concrete.    (04)

> The product of a manufacturing organization is parts, each of 
 > which is an instance of a design.    (05)

Wrong.  Each "part" may be based on the "design", but their
relation is described/describes, not instance/class.    (06)

Dan Corwin    (07)

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