[sc34wg3] Removing added scope from <mergeMap>

Geir Ove Grønmo sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Mon, 16 Jan 2006 13:51:19 +0100

On 1/16/06, Kal Ahmed <kal@techquila.com> wrote:
> Geir Ove wrote:
> > I don't agree. You cannot track the assertions if the topic map that
> > is merged in causes topics in the mother topic map to be merged. In
> > theory you can end up with one single topic[1] after the merge is
> > done. The topic map may even cause the scoping topic to be merged with
> > some other topic making it impossible to track.
> >
> Nope, that's wrong. If you track topic source identifiers as subject
> indicators, it is always possible to see what has merged.

That's correct, but you cannot figure out which topics each individual
characteristic came from. :)

Geir O.