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Re: Limited datatypes

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2012 14:40:36 +0000
Message-ID: <509289E4.4020500@webr3.org>
To: nathan@webr3.org
CC: LDP WG <public-ldp-wg@w3.org>
ignore, now made void by:

APPROVED: Delete 4.1.9

a few moments ago.

Nathan wrote:
> Nathan wrote:
>> This may relate to ISSUE-6
>>
>> "4.1.9 LDPR representations must use only the following standard 
>> datatypes."
>>
>> Why? I do not understand why there is any need to limit the set of 
>> datatypes representations can use, and would have thought that the 
>> union of those datatypes in RIF-DTB and the new RDF specs would be the 
>> absolute minimum, if going down the route of limiting which datatypes 
>> can be used.
>>
>> Can somebody enlighten as to why this is in the spec / give some 
>> background?
> 
> Additionally, 4.1.8 and 4.1.9 cause a conflict and prevent the reuse of 
> many ontologies from many domains:
> 
> "4.1.8 Predicate URIs used in LDPR representations should be HTTP URLs. 
> These predicate URIs must identify LDPRs whose representations are 
> retrievable."
> 
> This means LDPRs can only ever use predicates which have valid LDPRs - 
> limiting to those that only use the datatypes defined in 4.1.9.
> 
Received on Thursday, 1 November 2012 14:41:07 UTC

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