[topicmapmail] MS Access and topic maps?

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Patrick Durusau

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Nov 4, 2011, 10:28:05 AM11/4/11
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Greetings!

I ran across the following request for assistance dated 26 Oct 2011 in
one of my automated web scans:

> Can anyone provide some guidance in implementing the Topic Maps
> standards using Microsoft Access to a novice database designer? An
> article titled "Using Topic Maps to Extend Relational Databases" by
> Marc de Graauw provides the basics. I want to create a content
> managment system for 4 insurance contracts, associated fill-in-the-
> blank forms, process diagrams, letters, & similar. My method would be
> to start by creating a back-of-the-book-type index of topics,
> occurrances, & associations on paper; and then translating it to
> Access. If I could find someone who UNDERSTANDS THE TOPIC MAP
> STANDARDS to get me started with the work on paper, I bet I could work
> on my own for a while using De Graauw's article. I would still need
> more help designing the tables properly.

If you have MS Access experience please consider stepping up and helping.

Reply at:

http://www.accessmonster.com/Uwe/Forum.aspx/access/129555/Topic-maps-Microsoft-Access

Hope everyone is looking forward to a great weekend!

Patrick

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Editor, OpenDocument Format TC (OASIS), Project Editor ISO/IEC 26300
Co-Editor, ISO/IEC 13250-1, 13250-5 (Topic Maps)

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Johannes Schmidt

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Nov 4, 2011, 5:14:47 PM11/4/11
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I've sent him an email and pointed to [1]. He could just adapt the DDL
statements.

Cheers,
Johannes

[1]
http://quaaxtm.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/quaaxtm/trunk/src/qtm_schema.sql?revision=560&view=markup

Am 04.11.2011 15:28, schrieb Patrick Durusau:
> Greetings!
>
> I ran across the following request for assistance dated 26 Oct 2011 in
> one of my automated web scans:
>
>> Can anyone provide some guidance in implementing the Topic Maps
>> standards using Microsoft Access to a novice database designer? An
>> article titled "Using Topic Maps to Extend Relational Databases" by
>> Marc de Graauw provides the basics. I want to create a content
>> managment system for 4 insurance contracts, associated fill-in-the-
>> blank forms, process diagrams, letters, & similar. My method would be
>> to start by creating a back-of-the-book-type index of topics,
>> occurrances, & associations on paper; and then translating it to
>> Access. If I could find someone who UNDERSTANDS THE TOPIC MAP
>> STANDARDS to get me started with the work on paper, I bet I could work
>> on my own for a while using De Graauw's article. I would still need
>> more help designing the tables properly.
>
> If you have MS Access experience please consider stepping up and helping.
>
> Reply at:
>
> http://www.accessmonster.com/Uwe/Forum.aspx/access/129555/Topic-maps-Microsoft-Access
>
>
> Hope everyone is looking forward to a great weekend!
>
> Patrick
>

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