[sc34wg3] Compact syntax requirement question

Lars Marius Garshol sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Mon, 18 Jul 2005 16:38:02 +0200

* M. Altheim
| I certainly agree with the notion of "if there's a PSI, use it" but
| I would not want to be prohibited from using IDs, which become very
| important, perhaps in a number of cases absolutely necessary, during
| Topic Map processing.

I agree. The intent of the original requirement was, as Lars wrote, to
encourage the use of PSIs over IDs. Clearly, IDs must still be
supported.  In fact, in order to make the really clear we might want
to add it as another requirement.

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