[sc34wg3] Definition of scope (was: Association items)

Lars Marius Garshol sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Tue, 14 Jun 2005 13:24:04 +0200

* Lars Marius Garshol
| [...] that "Gurb" applies in Norwegian is also according to me. So
| if we want to do this we probably also want to do it to scope in
| general.

* Nikita Ogievetsky
| Indeed, I would say that every characteristics assignment is valid
| according to the topic maps author. (an implicit theme)

Yep. Note that you are now implicitly assuming that scope has "all
subjects" semantics; ie: the assignment only applies when all topics
in the scope apply. I find it interesting that we keep assuming this
semantics (it's present in the way variant names work, too).

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