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Re: An Universal Exchange Language

From: Mike Liebhold <mnl@well.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 14:16:33 -0800
Message-ID: <4D07ECC1.7090107@well.com>
To: Jim McCusker <james.mccusker@yale.edu>
CC: Matthias Löbe <matthias.loebe@imise.uni-leipzig.de>, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
Actually, I'm fairly certain from interim, high level, reports, that 
they do have a semweb solutions in mind, but for unknown reasons 
modified the language in the final report.

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On 12/14/10 2:09 PM, Jim McCusker wrote:
> 2010/12/14 Matthias Löbe <matthias.loebe@imise.uni-leipzig.de 
> <mailto:matthias.loebe@imise.uni-leipzig.de>>
>
>     Hello to all,
>
>     A central point is to create an "Universal Exchange Language" that is
>     architecturally neutral, XML-based, extensible, optimized for
>     representing structured data, and that should have the ability to
>     include/ reference controlled vocabularies. That language would be
>     used to design fine-grained data elements that could be tagged with
>     metadata. These data elements should be modular, reusable, interlinked
>     and should not be tied to a specific context.
>
>
> Like it or not, they were probably thinking of HL7 and ISO 21090. We 
> would need to show how semweb solutions are a better solution, or how 
> it is tied too much to healthcare, leaving out life sciences, 
> population science, chemistry, etc. We don't yet have *a* solution for 
> this, we have several. :-)
>
> Jim
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