Joe Williams


Date: Mon, 8 May 2000 22:43:48 -0700 (PDT)

From:   Joe Williams


Subject:   Shared Ontology Outline of OHS/CDS Requirements, v0.6

OHS/CDS? While I applaud the work put into this Outline, I think we are short one vital ingredient - Ontology commitment.

I think the thing to do is to do a great job of comparing the existing OHS descriptions with this and producing an document that covers all thinking to date. I have taken the liberty of publishing v0.5 at...

I suggest opening multiple browser windows and compare this OHS/CDS content with the OHS Minimum Elements...

...and OHS Framework...

...documents. With the limited tools we have now, I suggest: Open a blank message to unrevII and then cut and paste from the html and add comments and send it to the list so that we can at least get an agreed upon name for this important element of the project as well as improving the definition.

Lee's introduction of the idea of DDOM was so important and vital that I added a bit about it at

Thanks and Best Regards,



Joe Williams