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Re: XSD decimal syntax

From: Steve Harris <S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 17:05:00 +0000
To: RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20051108170500.GD25666@login.ecs.soton.ac.uk>

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 10:58:15 -0600, Dan Connolly wrote:
> > The turtle thing is a big deal, if 1.0 is a decimal, then:
> > 	SELECT * WHERE { [] rdf:value 1.0 . }
> > does not match
> > 	[] rdf:value 1.0 .
> > 
> > That's a big drawback IMHO.
> 
> You don't think turtle would follow SPARQL and migrate to decimal?

I dont know that. If I had an assurance that turtle would change inline
with SPARQL syntax then I probably wouldn't object to this change. Its a
pretty major change to the practical use of SPARQL though. I'd probably
decide to change my engine to internally prefer decimals over doubles,
which I'm not that keen on.

- Steve 
Received on Tuesday, 8 November 2005 17:05:40 GMT

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