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Re: [oor-forum] Defining "Ontology Repository" (maybe "Ontology Registry

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From: Pat Hayes <phayes@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 01:24:33 -0600
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At 10:08 PM -0500 1/23/08, Lee Feigenbaum wrote:
>Peter Yim wrote:
>>>  In particular, were made an attempt (and came close) to adopting
>>>  a  definition for "ontology repository" (possibly even "ontology
>>>  registry"), but decided to put this up for asynchronous discussion
>>>  deliberation due to time constraints.
>>  Ref. 
>>  We were close ... (and have got to):
>>  "An ontology repository is a facility where ontologies and related
>  > information artifacts can be stored, retrieved and managed."    (01)

Consider the Web as a 'repository' of OWL and RDF ontologies, 
identified by URIs. One can store them and retrieve them, and if one 
has control over their location, manage them. Is the Web a ontology 
repository, then? If not, why not? If so, why do we need to make 
another?    (02)

Pat    (03)

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