Re: RM formalism supporting partial information

From: Joe Thurbon <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 20:44:07 GMT
Message-ID: <rGH0j.15164$>

Bob Badour wrote:


> In this context, your assertion is rather like 'transportation is
> essential'. Either buses or bicycles suffice. As I said, I am not sure
> the name is necessarily part of the element. We must have some way to
> identify the elements, but any identification method suffices. Of
> course, we choose names over positions because positions are necessarily
> tied to a specific medium, and we want to use media-independent
> representations.

I'm afraid you've lost me. In what sense are names more media-independent than positions?

Joe Received on Tue Nov 20 2007 - 21:44:07 CET

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