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

From: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hpl.hp.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2007 13:41:52 +0000
Message-ID: <473C4CA0.4090401@hpl.hp.com>
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
CC: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>, public-owl-wg@w3.org

Bijan Parsia wrote:
> 
> On 15 Nov 2007, at 12:49, Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> [snip]
>> 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.
> 
> Cheers,
> Bijan.
> 

We can ask them the status of SCD and remind them that our need for this 
functionality has not gone away.

Jeremy
Received on Thursday, 15 November 2007 13:42:25 GMT

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