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   Re: [xml-dev] Taxonomies/ontologies/etc?

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1/25/2002 10:48:55 AM, Carol Ellerbeck <cellerbeck@hbs.edu> wrote:

>The following link is to an article in Digital Library Magazine from 
>1998, and it contains a good explanation of terminology.  A good 
>article...    http://www.dlib.org/dlib/november98/11batty.html

Thanks, that is helpful ...

'ontology" should not be used at all, because it means "the study of 
being" (Greek ONTO -- (being) + LOGIA (discourse) -- not a possible 
and mistaken back formation into ONTO (essence) + LOGOS (word) -- as 
the essence or existence of words).'

YES!!!! <ducking the flames>


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