On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 06:19:13PM +0200, Thomas Baker wrote:
> Bottom line: it is not the borrowing of semantics per se
> that we need to worry about, but the extent to which ad-hoc
> metadata constructs fall short of the Abstract Model. A DCAP
> could perhaps serve as a "corrective lens" to such ad-hoc
> models by functioning, in effect, as a "view", or "mapping",
> from the ad-hoc-modeled metadata to a clean projection which
> conforms to the Abstract Model.
I am assuming that view could, in some cases, be very lossy.
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