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Re: My task from last week: Semantic free identifiers

From: Helena Deus <helenadeus@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2011 21:03:53 +0100
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=VP=nQNVXRa1KHZmG6U3W11OFh8A@mail.gmail.com>
To: Matt Vagnoni <matthew.vagnoni@uth.tmc.edu>
Cc: Mark <markw@illuminae.com>, HCLS <public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org>
>
> When applied to instances (but not to Classes and Predicates) I am less
> adverse to having non-semantic identifiers.  Still, I haven't seen a really
> good reason why that exceeds all the  reasons to use semantic identifiers.
>
>

Example number 2: hypothetical protein domains (
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_of_unknown_function)
(This would apply to classes,I'm sure someone can think of an equivalent
example from a property ;-) ).

My objection is not so much about using names but about using WHICH names...
People tend to not agree when it comes to naming things... Even if you
consider that "everyone" speaks English, then which flavour of English
should the names be in?  American english or british english? Trash or
Rubbish? ;-)

-- 
Helena F. Deus
Post-Doctoral Researcher at DERI/NUIG
http://lenadeus.info/
Received on Monday, 20 June 2011 20:04:42 UTC

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