[tmql-wg] TMQL use case solutions

Steve Pepper pepper@ontopia.net
Wed, 10 Mar 2004 10:45:06 +0100

* Lars Marius wrote:

| Robert, Dmitry, and I have now managed to write up solutions to the
| TMQL use cases[1] in topic map form, and have produced an HTML
| rendition of it that should make it easier for people to compare the
| various languages. You can find this at:
|   <URL: http://www.isotopicmaps.org/tmql/uc-solutions.html >

This is a very useful piece of work that will make it much easier to
evaluate the various language proposals.

One thing it does not cover is the various ways in which one might
want to refer to a topic: All the examples use something that looks
like an XML ID, but we need to be able to use subject identifiers,
source locators as well, I imagine... and what about internal object

| Comments, reactions, feedback of all kinds is of course very much
| welcome.

We should get Rani's solutions into this document and then give it
a number. Preferably before March 16th, so that National Bodies have
time to consider it before the meeting.


Steve Pepper <pepper@ontopia.net>
Chief Strategy Officer, Ontopia
Convenor, ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 34/WG 3
Editor, XTM (XML Topic Maps 1.0)