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To: <doug@xxxxxxxxxx>, "'[ontolog-forum] '" <ontolog-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: "Matthew West" <dr.matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 20:19:04 +0100
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Dear Doug,
Pat has not picked this up, so I will take the liberty of answering for him
on this.    (01)

> Do the URIs  .../PresidentOfIreland and .../KingOfNorway refer to the same
> thing in every context?  Or would you disallow such URIs for individuals?    (02)

The PresidentOfIreleand and the KingOfNorway are individuals that at
different times are co-extensional with states of different people. They may
also go through periods of non-existence. This is what you find when you
draw the 4D map for them.    (03)

Regards    (04)

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