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Re: [ontolog-forum] Foundation ontology, CYC, and Mapping -4D?

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From: "Matthew West" <dr.matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2010 08:51:12 -0000
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Dear Rich,    (01)

> Objection: The "me" yesterday is not the "me" tomorrow.      (02)

MW: Indeed, which is why I can say different things about them. But they are
both temporal parts of me for teh whole of my life.    (03)

> This
> representation
> only holds well for things that literally are fixed, not for complex
> things
> like living organisms, or other stuff that hasn't been ontologized,    (04)

MW: Not my experience. Works fine for activities too. Football matches have
a first half and a second half as temporal parts.    (05)

> IMHO, so
> it has to be fit to the application.  It isn't a truly universal 4D
> conceptualization.    (06)

MW: What isn't?    (07)

Regards    (08)

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