[sc34wg3] Topic Maps and RDF

Ann M Wrightson sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Mon, 19 Aug 2002 08:12:59 +0100

Reasonable point. However, this is I guess a criticism of the RM? Steve N. -
what do you say?

Ann W.

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Subject: Re: [sc34wg3] Topic Maps and RDF

>have I forgotten any key points in either technology?

Yep: scopes. Don't confuse scopes and roles. Scopes limit assertions. For
example, isMarriedTo has a different scope in a Christian country to a
Muslim one as it changes the number of relationships permitted.


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