[OSGeo-Discuss] RE: Representing Places With Intelligent URLs

Paul Ramsey pramsey at opengeo.org
Tue Oct 5 17:18:47 PDT 2010

"All attempts to construct simple ontologies end up reinventing RDF" .. ?

On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 5:12 PM, Christopher Schmidt
<crschmidt at crschmidt.net> wrote:

> How about the fact that although some counties contain cities,
> some cities exist over the border between multiple counties, and
> other counties are *contained* by cities? (Queens, Manhattan, etc.)
> How about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysart_et_al,_Ontario?
> Any effort to turn the real world into a standard hierarchy
> will fail, because the world is Fuzzier than you realize.
> -- Chris

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