[sc34wg3] Review of N0393
Sun, 27 Apr 2003 12:41:33 +0200
Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> | In my own words:
> | "A topic map consists of topics that surrogate subjects. Properties on
> | the topics are used to define what particular subject a given topic
> | surrogates."
> And what about assertions? Are they expressed with properties, or are
> they not? That's just about the most basic question about the RM you
> can imagine and N0393 does not even answer that.
Well, look at Section 2.2, it's all there.
> The whole thing is so
> underspecified that it is difficult to take it seriously. I'm sorry to
> use so strong language, but a more neutral phrase would not convey the
> extent of my disappointment with N0393.
Lars, what is the purpose/benefit of conveying your disappointment?
> | <humor>
> | So, does that imply that once the 'underspecification' you mention is
> | fixed and thus the sand turned into a solid rock, do we then have
> | a TMM that is an impregnable fortress, built for eternity?
> | </humor>
> I very much doubt it.
> Lars Marius Garshol, Ontopian <URL: http://www.ontopia.net >
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