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Re: An Universal Exchange Language

From: Joanne Luciano (gmail) <jluciano@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2010 22:09:01 -0500
Cc: "Tim Clark" <twclark@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu>, public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org
Message-Id: <9A931E31-D813-4B7E-8DC6-568B33A20B94@gmail.com>
To: Mark <markw@illuminae.com>
Right, and those "things" mean different "things" in different contexts (clinical, molecular, demographic, etc...)
Which means also that the relevant metadata is different in the different contexts


On Dec 14, 2010, at 9:44 PM, Mark wrote:

> But seriously, Tim, if we were to pursue this problem, we would need some form of unambiguous identifier for "things"... and given the distributed nature of the biomedical domain, we'd want to make sure that there was some way of resolving that identifier to obtain metadata about it from a variety of disparate sources who might have very different information - clinical, molecular, demographic, etc...
> 
> hmmmm....
> 
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