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RE: [OPEN] what's in an acronym (was: new member invitations)

From: Christopher Welty <welty@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2004 11:05:22 -0500
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ANy other acronym suggestions?  Let's close this quickly.

-Chris


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public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org wrote on 03/11/2004 09:26:12 PM:

> I share the concern about the ?OPEN? acronym. People will surely forget 
to use [], 
> so it might be a good idea to change the acronym to say:
> OEDP Ontology Engineering Design Patterns  or OEP: Ontology Engineering 
and Patterns
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org 
[mailto:public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of 
> Alan Rector
> Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 2004 11:31 PM
> To: Christopher Welty
> Cc: pat hayes; public-swbp-wg@w3.org; public-swbp-wg-request@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [OPEN] new member invitations
> 
> Chris 
> Yes.  I am very interested.  In fact I am trying to write up our 
teaching 
> experience in terms of "issues", "patterns" and "operations" as we speak 
and 
> getting together a Manchester effort to pool our teaching experience. 
> I agree with Chris that I would prefer to avoid "Meta-ontology" which 
risks being 
> seen, or worse becoming, too abstracted 
> Also, trivia - OPEN is a great acronym, but on its own it risks being 
filtered by 
> headers for other open source lists unless we are sure we stick to 
"[OPEN]" in the 
> subject header with both square brackets. Without the square brackets 
it's likely 
> to get lost. 
> Regards 
> Alan 
> 
> Christopher Welty wrote: 
> 
> Alan, Pat, 
> At the f2f, we formed a task force within the working group called 
"Ontology 
> Patterns and Engineering" (OPEN) which will focus on publishing ontology 
design 
> patterns and general "meta ontological" (for lack of a better term) 
design 
> principles (the notion of a "backbone taxonomy" for example).  Current 
members are 
> Deborah McGuinness, Aldo Gangemi, Oscar Corcho, and Mike Uschold.  And 
me. 
> We agreed at the f2f to TRY and put [OPEN] in the subject line for task 
force 
> communication, and members will be expected to write and review some 
> patterns/design principles. 
> I think you two would be very good additions to the group.  I'm not sure 
there is 
> any formal membership process for task forces (Guus - is there???), but 
I suppose 
> it would be useful for us to know who considers themselves to be 
participants - so 
> please let us know if you'll join. 
> -Chris 
> Dr. Christopher A. Welty, Knowledge Structures Group 
> IBM Watson Research Center, 19 Skyline Dr., Hawthorne, NY  10532     USA 

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