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Re: [ontology-summit] [Quality] ReFocusing

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From: <matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 15:54:32 +0100
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Dear John,    (01)

> The old economic reason for excluding items from publication is no
> longer justified because publication is nearly free.  Furthermore,
> a single linear ranking is undesirable, since different groups of
> users with different needs will rank ontologies differently.    (02)

MW: The new economic reason for excluding items from publication
comes from the cost of reading and discarding (or even worse not
discarding) rubbish.    (03)

MW: However, the kind of dual review process that has been suggested
should help with that, and even lead to improvement in the ontologies
submitted.    (04)

Regards    (05)

Matthew West
Reference Data Architecture and Standards Manager
Shell International Petroleum Company Limited
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Registered office: Shell Centre, London SE1 7NA, United Kingdom    (06)

Tel: +44 20 7934 4490 Mobile: +44 7796 336538
Email: matthew.west@xxxxxxxxx
http://www.matthew-west.org.uk/    (07)

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