[sc34wg3] TM Data Model issue: assoc-role-player-type
Tue, 04 Nov 2003 06:07:51 +1000
On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 03:24:08PM +0100, Steve Pepper wrote:
> * Geir Ove Gr?nmo
> | * Kal Ahmed
> | | I think it makes more sense to require the [role playing topic] property
> | | to be non-null.
> | |
> | | If you want to say that the player is unknown, then you should be
> | | required to create a topic to represent the "unknown" entity...
> | I like this solution: mandatory role types and "blank" topics for
> | "missing" role player references.
> This does have a downside, though: You would have to create a topic
> for *every* '"unknown" entity' in the topic map -- you couldn't use
> the same topic for each one, otherwise you would get undesired
Well, yes! If TMs are about defining topics for known entities, why
not create topics for unknown ones?
For your exercise you can try to map the 'Rumsfeld Poetry':
bn: Rumsfeld parody (or maybe not)