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Re: [ontolog-forum] master data vs. ontologies

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From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:08:44 -0500
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On 2/18/15 12:35 PM, John F Sowa wrote:
> KI
>> >Our challenge remains getting narrative control back from buzzwords
> Yes.  I was not complaining about the useful systems, but about
> the metalevel verbiage used to describe them.  Since every digital
> computer is a logic machine, every term that describes what it
> does can be defined in logic.    (01)

Yes, I agree totally.    (02)

> KI
>> >Tables to RDF Property/Predicate graphs aren't about forced
>> >conversions, implicitly.
> Yes, many DB vendors support both SQL and SPARQL access to
> the same data in real time.  That supports interoperability,
> which may continue indefinitely for mission-critical data.    (03)

Yes!    (04)

> But some people have promoted the one-way mapping of RDB2RDF,
> and some unhappy users were subjected to a forced conversion.
> John
>       (05)

Yes, and I dislike that very much!    (06)

Regards,    (07)

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