BRManifesto FAQ: Article 3 - Deliberate Knowledge, Not A By-Product

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FAQ re: Principle 3.2
Question: What is the sense of "facts make assertions" in Manifesto principle 3.2?

Terms express business concepts; facts make assertions about these concepts; rules constrain and support these facts.

The intended sense is "indicate things that are taken as true".


References:

[1] The Manifesto is free, only 2 pages long, translated into 15 languages. Have a quick look (or re-look!). No sign up required. Well worth your time.

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The Business Rules Group , "BRManifesto FAQ: Article 3 - Deliberate Knowledge, Not A By-Product" Business Rules Journal Vol. 3, No. 12, (Dec. 2002)
URL: http://www.brcommunity.com/a2002/s017.html

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