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Re: RDF semantics: applications, formalism and education

From: Seth Russell <seth@robustai.net>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 13:55:07 -0700
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To: "Danny Ayers" <danny@panlanka.net>, "pat hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>
Cc: <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>
From: "pat hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>

> >I get the picture of a group of mechanics standing around a derailed
train,
> >leaning against a crane saying, 'nah, it'll never run like that...'
>
> I get the picture of a group of people standing around a home-made
> jalopy with octagonal wheels held together with duct tape which has
> broken down, and the owner is saying "How do I FIX it??", and they
> are trying to tell him, as gently as possible, that it might be
> better to leave it in the ditch and buy a Toyota.
>
> Pretty soon, they are going to get impatient, get back into their
> BMWs and Lexuses and drive away.

So then the guys get the home-made jalopy going anyway, buy a jet and leave
the BMW types on the ground :))

Seth
http://robustai.net/ai/conjecture.htm
Received on Monday, 9 April 2001 17:00:04 GMT

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