[sc34wg3] Almost arbitrary markup in resourceData

Michel Biezunski sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
20 Nov 2003 07:08:48 -0500

> > From the pure topic map point of view, nothing distinguishes them,
> > and I can't use scope because of the name-based merging rule (because
> > in my case I want them to merge). I can't use topic types because
> > it has nothing to do with names. I don't want to use variants because
> > it doesn't correspond to what I need.
> > 
> Could you use the proposed [type] property of the topic name information
> item (i.e. an <instanceOf> inside a <baseName> element) ? Perhaps you
> could have names of type "synonym" to distinguish them from the
> "privileged" name. 
> Just a thought...

Yes I was thinking it as a possibility. That situation adds a use case
for this proposed change.

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