[sc34wg3] TMQL: Predicate invocation and scope

Robert Barta rho at devc.at
Wed Jul 9 05:33:24 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 08, 2008 at 03:41:06PM +0200, Lars Heuer wrote:
> Hi Lars,
> [...]
> > we have seen with tolog is that it would be great if the
> > association predicates could put the matching association into a  
> > variable. With something like, say,
> >    $a = member-of(member: $p, group: $g)
> > it would be easy to use the path language for working with reification
> > and scope on the association. It would also be easy to get hold of the
> > association for editing/deletion etc.
> If I understood it correctly, no association is returned, but a tuple
> of role-players ($p, $g), so your solution wouldn't work. $a would be
> bound to all possible $p / $g pairs and the user cannot filter that
> tuple for scope or the reifier.

The semantics (7.5.3 at the end) defined the result as the
_association items_.


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