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[ba-ohs-talk] Re: A modest proposal

Murray Altheim wrote:    (01)

> perhaps mistaking base names for topic identity? That what a topic
> really is is a *binding point* around which the base names,
> and roles played in associations revolve. That "flatness" is
> not a detractor, because without it there is no topic identity. And
> without topic identity, there can be no merging.    (02)

Another explanation of what I'm proposing, in terms of the existing XTM
1.0 DTD:
Topic baseNames should not have scopes, and a topic should only have 1
Instead, whenever a baseName passes into a new scope, it should become a
separate new topic with its
own DUID.    (03)

Peter    (04)