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Re: FW: Comments on SPARQL draft

From: Janne Saarela <janne.saarela@profium.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 22:14:53 +0200
Message-ID: <KMS--2023552339-30058@profium.com>
To: public-rdf-dawg@w3.org

> I propose that SPARQL does not require processing plain literals as
> numbers if they just happen to look like numbers.  Implementations would
> be free to provide this if they choose to but it is outside the rec
> (i.e. SPARQL does not forbid it either).

I would agree plain literals can only be compared as strings 
but cannot say what the implications are if it was forbidden. 
Would you have an example handy? 

Janne Saarela <janne.saarela at profium.com>
Profium, Lars Sonckin kaari 12, 02600 Espoo, Finland
Internet: http://www.profium.com
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