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RE: [ontac-forum] Surveyed Ontology "Library" Systems

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From: "Smith, Barry" <phismith@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 12:40:28 -0400
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At 10:27 AM 10/25/2005, you wrote:
>The name of a location is just a word.  The location is a geographical
>or political area, a spatial concept.  No matter what you call it.  This
>is the  problem with most discussions of ontology.  Entities must be
>defined beyond the verbage used to label them.    (01)

I agree wholeheartedly, but delete the phrase 'a spatial concept' -- 
you or I can have a concept of a specific spatial region -- but the 
concepts in our heads and the region out there in the world are different.
BS     (02)

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