[sc34wg3] Embedded topics as association type?

Lars Marius Garshol larsga at garshol.priv.no
Mon Feb 23 09:04:31 EST 2009

* Lars Heuer
> Seriously: As we introduced embedded topics we agreed that we do not
> want them at the top level in a CTM document. But if we allow embedded
> topics as association types, we'd have embedded topics at the top
> level of a CTM file.

Ahhhhh. Right. Yes. Indeed.

> We both talked about it and we agreed that we shouldn't allow  
> embedded topics as association types because users might create  
> association types without an explicit identity:
>      [- "member of"](member: john, group: The-Beatles)

True, although not sufficient reason in itself. But the above was  
indeed the reason.

--Lars M.

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