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RE: OWL "Sydney Syntax", structured english

From: John McClure <jmcclure@hypergrove.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 14:16:44 -0800
To: "Pat Hayes" <phayes@ihmc.us>
Cc: "Kaarel Kaljurand" <kaljurand@gmail.com>, "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>, "Anne Cregan" <annec@cse.unsw.edu.au>, <public-owl-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <MGEEIEEKKOMOLNHJAHMKEECGEDAA.jmcclure@hypergrove.com>


>>FOAF,
>>constantly made an exemplar by W3, is a bit of a mess in this regard IMHO.
>
>IMO, any attempt to avoid 'mess' in your sense will be doomed to 
>failure, and is best not even attempted. It has been tried before, 
>and it has always failed. And in any case there is absolutely no need 
>to even attempt it. Nothing turns on the noun/verb distinction.
>
This is pretty harsh.

Can you please cite where this has "been tried before"? 
Thanks,
John
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