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Re: Resolution on datatypes at F2F3

From: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 13:31:36 +0100
Message-Id: <327F24C5-6A92-4F75-8FA3-147670AC9D04@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: Ian Horrocks <ian.horrocks@comlab.ox.ac.uk>, public-owl-wg Group WG <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
To: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>

On 4 Aug 2008, at 13:11, Sandro Hawke wrote:

>> I am a bit confused by [1] , because (a) we talk about xs:float
>> instead of xsd:float,
>
> My understanding is that's stylistic.  I tend to prefer "xs".  See
> http://www.xml.com/pub/a/2003/10/08/qanda.html
>
> (I've often wondered if there's more to the story than that, but I
> haven't tried to find out.)

My experience and preference is xsd:, mostly because I tend to  
consult either the primer or the datatype spec :)

RDF primer and semantics uses xsd:
	http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/
	http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-mt/

As does guide, reference, etc., see:
	http://www.w3.org/TR/owl-guide/
Cheers,
Bijan.
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