Re: Ambiguous names. was: Re: URL +1, LSID -1

Alan Ruttenberg wrote:
> There are proteins, and there are records about proteins. Records come 
> in different formats. If I make a statement using this url, is is about 
> the record? or the protein? How should the agent come to know?

The concept of "protein" is abstract enough that anything you might ever 
say about any specific protein can be said to be just a "record", so I 
don't see the point in making the distinction?

Received on Monday, 16 July 2007 09:07:30 UTC