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Re: Task proposal: Distributed self-publishing of experiments

From: Eric Neumann <eneumann@teranode.com>
Date: Tue, 9 May 2006 14:53:16 -0400
Message-Id: <1221da43628533aac888fe61c9f24a3a@teranode.com>
Cc: w3c semweb hcls <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
To: larry.hunter@uchsc.edu

Hmmm....

I seem to remember at an Ontology panel at ISMB last year in Detroit 
you were advocating the Anarchists approach to ontologies.... ; )

Eric

--- Larry Hunter <Larry.Hunter@uchsc.edu> wrote:

 >
 > On Tue, 2006-05-09 at 13:48 -0400, Tim Clark wrote:
 >
 > > I would also claim that data is *not useful*
 > unless linked to and
 > > explicated by a publication by those who derived
 > it.  You know:
 > > "Hypothesis", "Materials and Methods",
 > "Interpretation", etc. all the
 > > stuff you find in peer-reviewed papers (not to
 > mention "References")!!
 >
 > Personally, I agree with this.  I wasn't endorsing
 > AJ's proposal, just
 > imploring him not to undertake a project that
 > involved building Yet
 > Another Idiosyncratic Ontology  (pronounced YAIO!).
 >
 >
 > Although this is a bit off topic, now that there are
 > well established
 > community processes for vetting ontologies in
 > bioinformatics (see
 > http://bioontology.org), I think that anyone
 > proposing YAIO without
 > using that process is being destructive of a fragile
 > but promising turn
 > of events in our field.
 >
 > Larry
 >
 >
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