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RE: Reification as nesting

From: Ziv Hellman <ziv@unicorn.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2001 11:59:35 +0200
Message-ID: <6194CD944604E94EB76F9A1A6D0EDD2313145C@calvin.unicorn.co.il>
To: "pat hayes" <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, "Brian McBride" <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: "Drew McDermott" <drew.mcdermott@yale.edu>, <www-rdf-logic@w3.org>

>Well, sorry again to quibble, but N3 didnt *introduce* such a syntax. 
>If anyone did, it was probably one of Peirce, Frege or Aristotle, 
>although one could make a pretty good case that it was the first 
>proto-human who ever thought of writing down speech, probably in 
>ancient Sumeria.

They might have been a touch offended at being called "proto-human" --
writing is only a handful of thousands of years old, and at that late a
date it was definitely invented by full-fledged Homo Sapiens sapiens.


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