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On 2/24/06, Bullard, Claude L (Len) <email@example.com> wrote:
> What I am still sorting out is if there
> is a clean separation of the pragmatic and the semantic layer.
> I sort of doubt it but I'm still learning.
Sure there is: the pragmatics layer is the set of symbols for which
*everyone* agrees on a single precise meaning. The semantics layer is
(Running and hiding...)
> The point
> of pragmatics, I guess, is a formal means to establish a protocol
> of measures, aka, "right rock; wrong rock".
I sort of conceptualize it as the rules for how discovery is done on
semantics. Sounds sort of similar?