SV: RDF and the rest of the world

Funny thing about that "top level ontology" you sent us to, is that nothing
seems to be more recent there than 1997?


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> There are lots of interesting discussions in this forum.
> On the other hand I get a real 'deja vu' following the vivid
> discussions on
> items beyond core RDF.
> Knowing a bit of the developments at Cycorp ( I see
> some wheels
> being reinvented.
> Cycorp has developed a knowledge base, an inference engine, a query and
> manipulation language and -last but not least- a comprehensive set of
> content consisting of abstract microtheories containing real-world
> knowledge.
> Regarding discussions on 'thing' and 'resource': see one of the top level
> ontologies that you can access after signing the guestbook at
> 'Thing' is an oftenly used top-level concept but I must admit that
> "Resource Description Framework" sounds better than "Thing Description
> Framework".
> Resource description is our context.
> There are many other initiatives worldwide: WordNet has been referred to
> earlier in this forum; there is also OntoBroker and the Wave /
> CKML efforts
> (Robert E. Kent et al).
> Let us focus on the basic items for RDF and link to work done by others
> later on.

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