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Re: [ontolog-forum] Research Illusion

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From: "Patrick Cassidy" <pat@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 10 May 2009 14:17:34 -0400
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John has eloquently summarized reasons why novel ideas have a hard time
breaking through the current dogmas.  A response to just one point:    (01)

> If any readers think that they have an ideal ontology in mind,    (02)

Well, the ideal foundation ontology (to serve as a means of integrating
independently developed domain ontologies) would have in it any primitive
concepts that are required to logically specify the meanings of those domain
concepts, and would be developed and maintained by an open process involving
the entire community of users.    (03)

> I'd like to ask one question:  Do you believe that you have sufficient
> hype and money to make your preference become the new mainstream?
>     (04)

Aye, there's the rub!!!    (05)

Pat    (06)

Patrick Cassidy
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cassidy@xxxxxxxxx    (07)

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