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Re: [ontolog-forum] Model Semantics, Representation Syntax, and Systems Integration

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 16:40:20 -0500
Message-ID: <4CDC62C4.5030902@openlinksw.com>
To: Christopher Menzel <cmenzel@tamu.edu>
CC: "[ontolog-forum]" <ontolog-forum@ontolog.cim3.net>, "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
On 11/10/10 1:30 PM, Christopher Menzel wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2010, at 12:16 PM, Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 10:14 AM, Kingsley Idehen
>> <kidehen@openlinksw.com>  wrote:
>>> Alan / John: maybe we could use this thread to arrive at obvious common
>>> ground re. data integration and the diminishing need for a syntax level
>>> lingua franca.
>> Kingsley includes me presumably because of a response to an earlier
>> message, not copied to this list.
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-lod/2010Nov/0322.html
>> I think there *is* a need for a lingua franca for intercomputer
>> communication. But I support the idea that there should be alternative
>> syntaxes (as long as they can be clearly translated to the lingua
>> franca).
> Well, that is pretty much exactly the idea behind Common Logic.  It is a semantic framework that supports an unlimited number of alternative languages -- although it does not privilege any  particular language (a.k.a., CL dialect) over any other (although the KIF-like dialect CLIF is sort of a default).
> Chris Menzel


Reply primarily to re-connect thread to the correct LOD list :-)



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