Intra-archetype semantic relationships
thomas.beale at oceaninformatics.com
Wed Jan 15 14:53:08 EST 2014
On 15/01/2014 09:09, Diego Boscá wrote:
> I agree that sometimes regular expressions can be tricky, and surely
> they don't look pretty on its current form. However, but they have an
> advantage: They are formal and easily evaluated in any language. The
> problem I see with this approach is that you will need a single
> ontology (or access to it) to be able to assure that the meaning is
> the same for everyone. Also you will have to forbid more radical
> changes that are being made on the archetypes (changing its root
> entity, for example).
> Also, if this approach is taken, precise rules and clarifications are
> needed. e.g. in the last example, are 'massage' children allowed? (in
> other words, does EXCEPT refer to the children too or not?). Are there
> some kind of precedence rules implied? These kinds of things should be
> formally defined in any case.
I agree with all of that - this is more or less why it wasn't done this
way before. It might need to be a 1.6 or 2.0 addition...
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