[Foundation-l] The Wikipedia-Ready Essay
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Wed Jun 1 19:13:52 UTC 2011
I always took the central point about conflation to be the unwitting mixing
up of separate ideas - usually but not always to the mild confusion or
detriment of both.
On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 7:51 PM, Fred Bauder <fredbaud at fairpoint.net> wrote:
> > And Larry Sanger and Magnus may be remembered for popularizing
> > "disambiguation" outside of linguistics...
> > SJ
> Disconflation gets only 45 google hits while unconflation gets 267.
> Conflation, I guess, refers to confusion of similar ideas rather than
> similar words.
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