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Barend Mons

Hear hear, especially the ‘not reinventing wheels’ comment is very important, there has been al lot of thinking and development on generic data and software access and licensing.
The major thing we have to resolve her is that (again) that now ‘the machine knows what we mean’. Also the detailed tracking thing is new but has emerged as a scale problem before, so let’s make sure we reuse whatever we can. I cc two Kenyan colleagues with a special interest and expertise in the latter.
Prof. Barend Mons
Leiden University Medical Center
President of CODATA
GO FAIR international Support and coordination office
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