Term Hijacking – My ontology is better than your ontology…

I thought I’d point out this summary of a series of posts from the Taxonomy Community of Practice summarized by one our our consultants, Stephanie Lemieux, on the Taxonomy Wiki. In case you missed it, here is an excerpt:

“An interesting offshoot of the traditional terminology debate (what is a taxonomy/thesaurus/ontology – insert term here) occurred on the discussion board this week regarding vendors and how they use – or abuse – domain terminology in their product marketing. Many members had funny anecdotes of head-scratching moments with vendors:” In the discussion we hear from Bob Bater, Kelly Green, Christine Connors and Marcia Morante. Read the rest of the summary


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