day two of preconferences. (this on one seamntic web practical applications, v. nifty)
Lots of interesting stuff in thsi series– in particular the global IA session and its attendant implications I found facinating. The session was less about IA and more about understanding, interacting with and perhaps even shaping culture via translation & internationaliation activities.
If you realize that categorization is essentially a framing activity, a la lakoff, then taxonomy translation (as opposed to localization) is an imperialist activity.