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RE: draft of LC comment to XML Schema WG

From: Michael Schneider <schneid@fzi.de>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 17:07:50 +0200
Message-ID: <0EF30CAA69519C4CB91D01481AEA06A0AD91B7@judith.fzi.de>
To: "Peter F. Patel-Schneider" <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: <public-owl-wg@w3.org>
Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:

>> the comparison between two dateTimes without a timezone 
>> should always lead to the same result for both XSD and OWL,
>> or do I overlook something here?
>
>Yes.  If a tool "repairs" dateTime values without a timezone by putting
>in a local timezone, then two dateTime values that are identical
>according to XML Schema datatypes may end up being unequal (because they
>receive different timezone values).

I just wonder why a tool would add *different* timezones when comparing two
dateTimes without timezones.

But, well, if nothing is spec'ed, a tool can, of course, do whatever it
wants.

Cheers,
Michael

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