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Re: Against Strong Ontological Commitment

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 16:57:39 -0500
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@isr.umd.edu>
Cc: public-sw-meaning@w3.org
Message-Id: <1065823058.13832.2057.camel@dirk.dm93.org>

On Fri, 2003-10-10 at 16:18, Bijan Parsia wrote:
> On Friday, October 10, 2003, at 02:05  PM, Dan Connolly wrote:
> 
> > Why argue against a position that noone has taken?
> 
> Are you genuinely asking or indirectly suggesting I shouldn't?
> 
> Because it's not clear that  no one has taken it.

I don't see how this will make it clear.

> Also, it was involved a non-obvious consequence of the position, one, I 
> believe, may affect some of the weaker views propounded or suggested. 
> So I laid out the argument so we could understand better what might be 
> wrong with SOC.
> 
> And if no one has taken it, what do you care that I chose to refute it? 

I don't. never mind.

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Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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