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[ontolog-forum] Terminology Squabble (was: intangibles (was RE: Why most

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From: David Eddy <deddy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2011 21:54:25 -0400
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Cory -    (01)

On 2011-08-03, at 5:42 PM, Cory Casanave wrote:    (02)

> Aren't we all used to these squabbles over terms when we should be  
> worried about the concepts?  When more than one concept get  
> attached to a term we just need to qualify the terms and move on.   
> Experts, such as project managers, will tend to attach their  
> opinion on what makes up a "good" (in their expert view) variant of  
> a concept - and then try and assign that goodness as a requirement  
> for everyone.    (03)

So has anything been DONE—that's an ACTIVE verb—about making it  
possible to show participating constituents that there are both  
multiple concepts and definitions for the "same" thingy?    (04)

David Eddy
deddy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx    (05)

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