Re: DKRs without the "K"

From: Jack Park (
Date: Tue Feb 13 2001 - 16:59:24 PST

This is good. Groves Rock! (to borrow from Eric).
What you have just described is an ontology with universal addressing

From: Eugene Eric Kim <>

> On Mon, 12 Feb 2001, N. C a r r o l l wrote:
> > Spoke to Lee today, and he made an observation that
> > clarified my view of an OHS. He referred to the lower
> > levels of the OHS as simply a "dynamic repository,"
> > or if you will a "dynamic object repository" -- with
> > the "knowledge" being created as the objects are
> > brought up from the repository.
> I'll throw in another twist, which will be further explicated in my tech
> notes (to be posted in the next few days, hopefully). I think that the
> underlying structure for these global DKRs will be defined primarily by
> the link databases. In other words, typed links that can link from
> literally any type of document to any other type of document provide the
> necessary and sufficient level of structure to do interesting things with
> these knowledge repositories (e.g. infer knowledge, maintain more useful
> associations, etc.) without forcing us to adopt some sort of universal
> document type (i.e. the so-called "I-file.").
> If you believe this, I would also argue that the most important elements
> of the OHS are the link database and a metalanguage for defining document
> data models (such as SGML groves property sets).
> -Eugene

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