[sc34wg3] TMQL: Absolute item identifiers

Robert Barta rho at devc.at
Mon Jun 30 14:27:48 EDT 2008

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 06:46:39PM +0200, Lars Heuer wrote:
>       eric-clapton / fullname

> But the IRI in the environment, which is used to resolve the
> identifiers (i.e. 'eric-clapton') against, is fixed, the user cannot
> resolve 'eric-clapton' against IRI A and 'fullname' against IRI B.
> That's fine since it better practice to use either subject identifiers
> or subject locators to identify topics. But acc. to TMDM it is
> perfectly valid to have a topic map where each topic has only item
> identifiers and no subject identifiers / locators. And these item
> identifiers don't use necessarily the same base IRI.
> These topic maps won't be accessible by TMQL. Is that intentional?


Still, it is actually possible to load one and the same map with
different baseuris (shudder) and extract topics from these.


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