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Re: Moving forward

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 23:07:17 -0500
To: jonathan@openhealth.org
Cc: www-webont-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20020315230717C.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
From: "Jonathan Borden" <jonathan@openhealth.org>
Subject: Re: Moving forward
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2002 22:22:27 -0500

> Peter,
> 
> > A third way to go would be to
> > 1/ give up on a theory of classes
> > This *would* result in a viable solution.  The change to DAML+OIL would be
> > very small, formally, but, informally
> > 2/ the role of classes would change
> 
> Could you elaborate? What are the implications? That is to say, this seems
> attractive but perhaps I am missing something obvious, or perhaps I am
> misreading "give up on _a_ theory of classes" which seems to suggest that
> _another_ theory of classes can be used. Isn't a "very small" formal change
> what we are looking for?
> 
> Jonathan

Well this would be something like Pat's solution.

peter
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