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Re: [ontolog-forum] mKR programming language

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From: "Richard H. McCullough" <rhm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 12:54:32 -0700
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From: "Randall R Schulz" <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 12:07 PM    (01)

> On Tuesday March 17 2009, Richard H. McCullough wrote:
>> I am relying on the "linguistic communities wherein the semantic
>> conventions of English have already been assimilated".
>> I have stated, on my web site, that the meaning of an mKR proposition
>> is defined by the meaning of its English paraphrase.
>> I do not consider many pages of mathematical formulas to be an
>> appropriate definition of meaning in mKR.    (02)

> Then we come around again to the inevitable conclusion:
>  mKR does not capture meaning at all. It is nothing but a very ugly and 
> unnatural kind of human language that uses English lexicography 
> interspersed with a bizarre kind of punctuation comprising a mixture of 
> real and concocted English words.
> Randall Schulz
>     (03)

Yes, mKR is "a very ugly and unnatural kind of human language"
composed of "Simple English" + "UNIX shell" + explicit "context".
(In my view, it is a "beautiful language".)    (04)

>From your statement, I deduce that
English does not capture meaning at all.    (05)

Dick McCullough
http://mKRmKE.org/    (06)

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