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Re: facets, XSD, SCD, external datatypes (was Re: A brief primer on Qnames and URIs)

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 13:16:08 +0000
Message-Id: <69FFD40F-6196-4BEB-BFDB-B495A9FB9AD9@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, public-owl-wg@w3.org
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>

On 15 Nov 2007, at 12:49, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> With Peter's e-mail, I am confident that we can have:
> - in-line XSD datatypes with our own syntax
> - in-line XSD datatypes using their syntax (but probably not in RDF/ 
> XML; the xml literals in RDF/XML are defined via exclusive XML  
> Canonicalization, that is not compatabilte with shipping XML Schema  
> fragments)
> - external references to XSD datatypes with an explicit id attribute
>   [Hence allowing an ontology to be shipped in two files, one  
> containing all the datatypes]
> The only missing desiderata was external references to arbitrary  
> XSD datatypes, which does depend on XML Schema's SCD doc.
> I personally think we should be prepared to cut our losses at that  
> point.

I'm happy to cut it there. This would be a great improvement on the  
status quo.

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