RE: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-12 Thread Beau Sharbrough
revised in ways that break the links. Does that complicate the issue sufficiently? Beau -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Hans Fugal Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 11:08 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-12 Thread Hans Fugal
that complicate the issue sufficiently? Beau -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Hans Fugal Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 11:08 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source I spent a while

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-12 Thread Hans Fugal
Goodness, I must be getting bounce-happy. Sorry about that. Good thing I didn't expose any secret passwords or anything... Hans :) * Hans Fugal [Fri, 12 Jul 2002 at 10:56 -0600] quote Hi Beau, I will write more later - I have to get out the door in a minute. Was this intended to be off-list?

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-12 Thread Hans Fugal
PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Hans Fugal Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 11:08 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source I spent a while wrestling this out with my brother Jacob today. There are situations where one would need

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-10 Thread Hans Fugal
:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]On Behalf Of Hans Fugal Sent: Wednesday, July 10, 2002 11:39 AM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source So I guess the question becomes whether it is appropriate to do it this way in gdmxml. Any opinions? hans/ * Stan

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-10 Thread Hans Fugal
I spent a while wrestling this out with my brother Jacob today. There are situations where one would need to know more than just repository-id and source-id. For instance, if a particular repository had more than one copy of source and you wanted to indicate which one you had searched,

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-09 Thread John Harvey
At 10:09 PM 7/8/2002 -0600, Hans Fugal wrote: The GDM calls for a sequence number on each place-part of a place, and an ordering scheme of the place-parts of a place. With XML order matters (unless we say it doesn't) so I see no need for a sequence number; it is implied. I am a retired

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-09 Thread Hans Fugal
Thanks for the heads up, John. I checked the spec; the sequence number is The number that keeps the PLACE-PARTs in order, either ascending or descending (or in no order). Place-part has a place-part-type-id which specifies whether this part is a city, county, etc. So as I understand it the

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-09 Thread Stan Mitchell
A few thoughts on repository-source ... IMHO from an OO point-of-view, repository-source seems to be a separate class. It represents the association between no or one instance of source and no or one instance of repository, with the constraint that there be at least one source or one

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-09 Thread Hans Fugal
hmm, that's an interesting perpsective. This made me look closer at repository-source, and I am a little muddy now... It looks like repository-source ties 0 or 1 repositories to 0 or 1 sources to 0 or 1 activities (searches). It seems to me that this opens the door for data redundancy - there

Re: [gdmxml] more thoughts on entering a source

2002-07-09 Thread Hans Fugal
Thanks for the explanations, Stan! Things are beginning to clear up. See below... * Stan Mitchell [Tue, 9 Jul 2002 at 15:03 -0700] Yes, you're right, it is a three-way association with 0-1 instances of activity. From a database perspective, repository-source is an associative table - no