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Subject: BSR - the Basic Semantic Register

Mary Kay told Alain that she "did not mean that we would be using the

Has the BSR been ruled out altogether?  Are there technical problems
with the BSR taxonomy that makes it unsuitable?  Martin Bryan says in
the "The Role of Semantics in E-business," at
http://www.sgml.u-net.com/relationships.htm, that "...there are
different dictionary entries for each context in which the identifier is
applied [which] makes it difficult to recognize the fact that there is a
relationship that exists between all entries that share the [Basic
Semantic Component]."  That sounds like a technical objection, though
probably not insurmountable. Thank you, Martin, for your paper.  I
appreciate Martin's openness and candor.

Are there other problems with the BSR?  Let's lay it all out on the
table:  if the BSR sucks for some reason, then please share.  Is it
because it is incomplete?  Is it because the Terms are all wrong and out
of compliance with ISO 11179?

I figure if it's free for the taking, the BSR deserves some serious

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