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Re: XML Schema datatypes

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 12:36:07 +0000
Message-ID: <473C3D37.4020002@hpl.hp.com>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: Carsten Lutz <clu@tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de>, "Web Ontology Language (OWL) Working Group WG" <public-owl-wg@w3.org>

Skimming this thread somewhat - I believe the RDF Datatypes design is 
meant to be open to non-XML Schema datatypes defined by fiat, which may 
allow a WG to do what Bijan appears to be discussing - e.g. define an 
owl:integer an owl:real, owl:rational, owl:complex datatypes ....

It may even allow for an owl:real datatype whose value space includes 
all the reals, even those that can't be written down.

It would be another little project though, probably out-of-charter 
(certainly, if the timeline is taken into account).

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