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 ====== 1. Rules for correct Gellish English ====== ====== 1. Rules for correct Gellish English ======
  
-A correct Gellish English collection of expressions is presented in a [[gellish_databases|Gellish ​Database]] table that satisfies ​at least the following ​rules:+A correct Gellish English collection of expressions is presented in a [[gellish_databases|Gellish ​expression format]] table that satisfies ​a number of rules. A few very important ones are described below. Others are implemented in the Gellish Communicator software reference application that is available on GitHub.
  
-**Rule 1: Facts shall be expressed as binary relations between things**+**Rule 1: Ideas shall be expressed as binary relations between things**
  
-Facts shall be expressed in Gellish ​English by one or more binary relations, each of which shall relate two things on a single line in a Gellish ​Database ​table. A related thing may be anything, including an individual thing or a kind of thing, a single thing or a plural thing (collection) and may be real or imaginary. Only in the case of synonyms and translations the related things (referenced by their unique identifiers) shall be the same while their names may be different.+Ideas, such as assertions, queries, etc. shall be expressed in Gellish ​as one or more binary relations, each of which shall relate two things on a single line in a Gellish ​expression format ​table. A related thing may be anything, including an individual thing or a kind of thing, a single thing or a plural thing (collection) and may be real or imaginary. Only in the case of synonyms and translations the related things (referenced by their unique identifiers) shall be the same while their names may be different.
  
 **Rule 2: Each thing shall be defined by an explicit classification or specialization relation** **Rule 2: Each thing shall be defined by an explicit classification or specialization relation**
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   * John Doe is classified as a man (optionally described by some characteristics).   * John Doe is classified as a man (optionally described by some characteristics).
  
-**Rule 3: Each relation shall be classified by a standard relation ​type**+**Rule 3: Each relation shall be classified by a standard ​kind of relation**
  
-Each relation shall be classified by a kind of relation ​(relation type) that is selected from the Gellish dictionary. Private extensions of the Gellish Dictionary with additional ​relation types are allowed, provided that is done \\ +Each relation shall be classified by a kind of relation that is selected from the Gellish dictionary. Private extensions of the Gellish Dictionary with additional ​kinds of relations ​are possible, provided that is done conform the rules for defining new concepts.\\ 
-For example, for an electronic ​cataloge ​of fasteners it may be requirement that a bolt shall have a length. Such a fact shall be expressed by a relation that is classified by a standard relation ​type with unique identifier 4956 and shall have as '​name'​ the standard phrase 'shall have as aspect a'​. ​So the Gellish ​English ​expression becomes: \\ +For example, for an electronic ​catalog ​of fasteners it may be requirement that a bolt shall have a length. Such a requirement ​shall be expressed by a relation that is classified by a standard ​kind of relation with unique identifier 4956 and shall have as '​name'​ the standard phrase 'shall have as aspect a'​. ​The Gellish expression ​then becomes: \\ 
-^UID of left hand object^Name of left hand object^UID of fact^UID of relation ​type^Name of relation ​type^UID of right hand object^Name of right hand object^+^UID of left hand object^Name of left hand object^UID of idea^UID of kind of relation^Name ​of kind of relation^UID of right hand object^Name of right hand object^
 | 340016 | bolt | 1 | 4956 | shall have as aspect a | 551353 | length| ​ | 340016 | bolt | 1 | 4956 | shall have as aspect a | 551353 | length| ​
  
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 For further information on certification please contact info@gellish.net. \\ For further information on certification please contact info@gellish.net. \\
  
-**//​Continue with//** [[:Data Modeling and Database Design in Gellish English]] \\ \\+**//​Continue with//** [[:Data Modeling and Database Design in Gellish English|How to write Gellish enabled sofware]] \\ \\
correct_gellish_english.txt · Last modified: 2018/11/03 00:22 by andries