[tmql-wg] Proposed changes to existing requirements

Robert Barta rho@bigpond.net.au
Wed, 9 Apr 2003 22:15:04 +1000

On Tue, Apr 08, 2003 at 07:16:41PM +0200, Lars Marius Garshol wrote:
> Also, we suggest changing 3.1:7 from
>   "The TMQL standard may define a distributed addressing scheme for
>   topic maps."
> to
>   "TMQL should be able to query topic maps stored in a distributed
>   fashion on different TMQL processors."

Does this also include exposing TMQL functionality as a 'web service'?

> And, we suggest removing 3.5:4
>   "If value equality for topic map objects is not defined by the
>   topic map data model it shall be defined by the TMQL standard."
> since the SAM does do this.

Makes sense.

> Again, comments are very much welcome, as are suggestions for other
> changes. 

Section 3.4 is a bit cryptic, but I have trouble to suggest a
reasonable improvement.