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Re: OMG Ontology Metamodel Definition Review

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 13:17:36 +0000
Message-ID: <41F8E9F0.3010008@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Phil Tetlow <philip.tetlow@uk.ibm.com>
Cc: public-swbp-wg@w3.org, ewallace@cme.nist.gov, Grady Booch <gbooch@us.ibm.com>, Cliff.jones@newcastle.ac.uk

After initial feedback from colleagues I am intending to oppose the WG 
endorsing Phil's review.

I agree with the positive statements, but the paragraph suggesting a 
hub-and-spoke model does not receive my support.

A colleague articulated his concerns thus:

I agree with your position on opposing Phil's position in the specific 
areas that you articulate in your message. The "U" in UML for the 
purposes of unification is not in the Superstructure aspects of UML but 
in the UML Core and that too specifically in the MOF Core (EMOF as it 
appears in Eclipse.org for example). I think the proposal in sections 8 
and 9 of the document are more or less in line with that level of 
unification (i.e. at meta modeling level using common core MOF/XMI 

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