[sc34wg3] Part 4: Canonicalization

Martin Bryan sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Wed, 26 Nov 2003 07:53:29 -0000

Lars Marius wrote:
> | What might make sense, however, is if ISO 13250-1 included some
> | informative guidance on how to read the rest of the standard,
> | including how to understand the information set formalism. In fact,
> | that's probably a good idea.
> * Martin Bryan
> |
> | I would second that. Part 1 should explain why the information set
> | is being used, and what key features are specifically required to
> | make topic maps interchangeable.

Lars Marius wrote:
> Seems like we all agree, then. We should communicate this to the
> editors of Part 1 so that they actually do it. Not sure how to do
> that. National body comments, perhaps?

I had presumed the editors monitored this discussion :-)
If you want we can add it to the UK comments to the next draft, but it would
be better if we got the problem out of the way in this round so that it did
not need a formal comment.

Martin Bryan