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Re: Concern about limiting allowed dataranges in DatatypeRestriction (for ACTION-83)

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 17:48:32 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <20080206.174832.106805138.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: msmith@clarkparsia.com
Cc: public-owl-wg@w3.org

From: Michael Smith <msmith@clarkparsia.com>
Subject: Re: Concern about limiting allowed dataranges in DatatypeRestriction (for ACTION-83)
Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2008 17:48:48 -0500

> 
> 
> On Wed, 2008-02-06 at 16:19 -0500, Peter F. Patel-Schneider wrote:
> > Although the nesting does not add expressive power, I would prefer that
> > the nested syntax also be allowed, in part because this would mirror XML
> > Schema datatypes (which has a notion of the underlying datatype) and in
> > part because it would pave the way for sharing parts of data range
> > constructs.
> 
> Can you elaborate on "sharing parts of data range constructs" ?  This
> seems to require naming dataranges, which the current syntax doesn't
> allow.

Yes, but there are proposals to allow this, at least in the form of
using external XML Schema datatype definitions, which could be of this
form.

> Thanks,
> -- 
> Mike Smith
> 
> Clark & Parsia

peter
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