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Re: "In Defense of Ambiguity"

From: Ian Emmons <iemmons@bbn.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2008 08:47:33 -0400
Message-ID: <487604E5.1040507@bbn.com>
To: semantic-web@w3c.org

> However, Hayes is still overly pessimistic about the
> difficulties of communicating in the real world.  We humans
> have been communicating successfully for thousands of
> years.  It is not that difficult to shift our communication medium
> to the World Wide Web.

Really?  In my experience, "communicating successfully" is a 
surprisingly rare thing, especially when we are talking about 
communicating with precision.
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