[sc34wg3] Individual contribution on the U.S. N.B. position onthe progress ion of Topic Map standards

Dmitry sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Sat, 3 Apr 2004 10:35:49 -0500

On Apr 3, 2004, at 9:36 AM, Jan Algermissen wrote:

> Hmm...why is this superiour to what the TMDM already says?
> The effect is the same.

If we are on the formal (deductive system) ground we can ask some 
interesting questions.

For example:

Is TMDM subject based identity rule  monotonic?

I personally do not believe at all in monotonic systems  for semantic 

But,  it is good to know what kind of good/bad things you can expect if 
you make a choice