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Re: Synonyms and namespaces was: Re: DTD Notation raises a question

Jonathan Borden wrote:

> Actually this is not true. SSE is not limited to humans, JC/CJ are.

Fair enough.  SNOMED doesn't really handle the full range of
veterinary terms.

> Usage of one form or another of such terms often labels one in a community.

Again, fair enough.  But by the same token, no two utterances have
exactly the same meaning even if they are identical, because the context
is inevitably different from one occasion to the next.

There is / one art             || John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
no more / no less              || http://www.reutershealth.com
to do / all things             || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
with art- / lessness           \\ -- Piet Hein