Re: SBML L2v2 specification vote #4: References to controlled vocabularies
22 Dec '05 10:19
> As Sven already mentioned this might be done when we have experience
> with the use of sboTerms.
I agree with Sven on the fact that we need more experience with sboTerms
before to legiferate on precedence etc.
> However, in my opinion the MathML should
> always be present
But we already have valid SBML files without kineticLaw (Mike, OK, they
are maybe not "SBML-compliant". But they validate fine and they are
existing). In addition, other math element are optional (e.g.
> In addition, replacing MathML with an sboTerm makes SBML dependent on
> something not under SBML's control.
Absolutely. I am NOT in favour of replacing kineticLaw by SBO terms. This
is only possible in a very limited amount of case anyway.
> The sboTerm at this point in time of its and SBML's evolution only adds
> semantic information and not more.
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